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Oral history interview with Márta Schultz

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.288.53 | RG Number: RG-50.670.0053

Márta Schultz (Schultz Lászlóné Pezső Márta), born in 1932 in Surd, Hungary, describes her attendance at a Catholic high school in Nagykanizsa in 1942; the Jewish community in Nagykanizsa, including the doctor and shop owners with whom she had regular interaction; an incident in which a Jewish shop owner asked to be christened to avoid persecution; positive relationships between the Jewish and non-Jewish population of Nagykanizsa; her family’s anger at restrictions placed on Jews; actions taken by non-Jews to help Jews obtain kosher food; the activities of the local gendarme; anti-Jewish propaganda; the deportation of the Jews; the looting of Jewish belongings; her family’s aid to an escaped forced laborer; hiding a Jewish family in a vineyard; her mother hiding girls with the arrival of Russian soldiers to prevent their being sexually assaulted; and the aftermath of the war.

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Márta Schultz
Borbála Kriza
interview:  2012 September 11
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-03-25 14:18:04
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