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Oral history interview with Mária Kalafová

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.10 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0010

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    Oral history interview with Mária Kalafová


    Interview Summary
    Maria Kalafova, born in 1934 in Hlinne, discusses the two Jewish families named Karpelova and Fiskovi who lived in her town before the war; Mrs. Karpelova who owned a store and small farm; her memory of gendarmes taking a basket of soaps to her grandfather and asking him to hide it; her grandfather’s resignation as Mayor in protest of the political situation; hearing that the Karpelova’s eldest son and daughter were deported followed by the rest of the family a year later; her memories of an auction of the Karpelova’s family personal belongings; and a song sung by workers at the railroad construction site.
    Mária Kalafová
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2011 September 28
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Kalafová, Mária.

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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