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Oral history interview with Stanislava Ikvildienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.60 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0060

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

Stanislava Ikvildienė, born in 1922 in Lithuania, describes working for a Jewish employer before the war; the prewar Jewish community of her hometown; the arrival of German forces; the relocation of the Jewish community to the ghetto, guarded by local collaborators; bringing food to into the ghetto; local townspeople digging burial pits; a mass shooting of Jews in the town square by German soldiers and local collaborators; the torture of wealthy Jews; attempting to save a Jewish girl, who was later killed; the looting and sale of Jewish belongings; Polish Jews offering money to those who would lead them to Latvia; and the punishment of Nazi collaborators after the war.

Interviewee
Stanislava Ikvildiene
Date
2000 August 17  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
3 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 10:53:28
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