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Oral history interview with Genė Racickienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.33 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0033
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Genė Racickienė, born in Lithuania, describes the prewar Jewish community in her hometown and her relationships with them; the fence surrounding the Jewish ghetto and the Lithuanian guards; local women throwing food into the ghetto; hearing the mass shooting and being told about it by her parents; and her mother witnessing two Jewish women lifting their children in front of the church begging for them to be saved.

Interviewee
Gene Racickiene
Date
1998 September 22  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
1 videocasette (Betacam SP).
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 10:48:53
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