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Oral history interview with Aleksandra Nizio

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.17 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0017

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Aleksandra Nizio, born in Gutanów, Poland in 1915, discusses moving to Trawniki, Poland in 1932; Trawniki’s prewar Jewish community; her relationship with Jewish people in the town; the German invasion; the creation of a Jewish camp in Trawniki in 1941; conditions in the camp; violence against prisoners by German guards; the camp’s liquidation in November 1943; the killing process; and the burning of bodies.

Interviewee
Ms. Aleksandra Nizio
Date
1998 March 15  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 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 10:44:33
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