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Oral history interview with Anna Kmecová

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.5 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0005

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Anna Kmecová, born September 1, 1932 in Giraltovce, Slovakia, discusses her prewar friendships with Jewish children; the separation of Jewish students from Catholic and Lutheran students; how Lutheran students had to do chores while Catholic children did not; witnessing during recess, Jewish students being loaded into trucks by Gardists and German soldiers; watching members of Jewish families being taken away; her memory of people being forced out of their homes as a Gardist soldier threatened that Lutherans were the next to be deported; and her memory of restrictions placed on Jewish patrons of her family’s farm.

Interviewee
Anna Kmecová
Interviewer
Eva Riečanská
Date
2011 September 26  (interview)
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:40:16
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