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Oral history interview with Želmíra Koronyová

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.17 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0017

Želmíra Koronyová, born in 1923 in Králova Lehota, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), describes the prewar Jewish community of Slovenská Ľupča; the establishment of the Slovak state; restrictions placed upon the Jewish community during the war; the increasingly negative relations between Catholics and Lutherans and Jews; the aryanization of Jewish shops; the conversion of a Jewish family to the Lutheran church; the deportation of two Jewish families; the persecution of Lutherans by Catholics; aiding partisans during the Slovak National Uprising; and the immigration of local Jewish families to Israel after the war.

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Želmíra Koronyová
Eva Riečanská
interview:  2012 September 23
1 videocassette (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: 2023-11-16 09:26:43
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