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Oral history interview with Janina Kukulski

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.48 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0048

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    Oral history interview with Janina Kukulski

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    Janina Kukulski, born in 1932 in Vilna, Poland (Vilnius, Lithuania), describes growing up in Vilnius where her father at one point hid 150 Jews in a building; only being seven years old in 1939 and not remembering too much about her father’s heroics; her father’s death in a concentration camp; only learning about her father’s story when she was an adult from a lady who had been saved by her father; how her brother managed to slip away from a Nazi aiming a pistol at his head; and immigrating to the United States in 1962.
    Interviewee
    Janina Kukulski
    Interviewer
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    Date
    interview:  1988 February 17

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Oral histories.
    Extent
    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Kukulski, Janina, 1932-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Gay Block
    Provenance
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Janina Kukulski on February 17,1988 for their book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," Holmes & Meier, 1992, as well as their documentary film "They Risked Their Lives: Rescuers of the Holocaust." The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch received the tapes of the interviews from Malka Drucker and Gay Block in March 1989.
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