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Oral history interview with František Onofrej

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.23 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0023

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    Oral history interview with František Onofrej


    Interview Summary
    František Onofrej, born in 1933 in Czechoslovakia, describes the prewar Jewish community of Prešov; restrictions placed on the Jewish community during the war; the Aryanization of Jewish businesses; the harassment of Jewish children by non-Jewish children; a Jewish couple living with his family in 1941 until their deportation in 1944; damage to the local synagogue caused by Hlinka Guard members in 1943; deportations of Jews; transports of Jews going to Poland passing through his hometown; the auction of Jewish owned belongings to local townspeople; a raid in 1944 to catch communists; the return of some Jews after the war; and the punishment of one Hlinka Guard member after the war.
    František Onofrej
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2012 September 25
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    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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