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Oral history interview with Emilija Juškevicienė

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.77 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0077

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    Oral history interview with Emilija Juškevicienė


    Interview Summary
    Emilija Juškevicienė, born in Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community of her hometown; the work of her father for a Jewish employer; restrictions placed on the Jewish community following the arrival of German forces; the mass shootings of local Jews; details of the mass shooting; her brother guarding a bridge to ensure that no Jews escaped the mass shooting; visiting the mass grave; her father fleeing as a result of threats he received for being a leftist; the looting of Jewish belongings by German soldiers; and the sale of Jewish belongings by German soldiers.
    Emilija Juskeviciene
    Saulius Berzinis
    interview:  2000 August 21
    creation: Pilviškiai (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocasette (Betacam SP).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Juškevicienė, Emilija.

    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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