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Oral history interview with Tome Nikolovski

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.354.14 | RG Number: RG-50.676.0014

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

Tome Nikolovski, born in 1931 in Skopje, Yugoslavia (now in Macedonia), discusses his prewar Jewish neighbors and the peaceful relationships between Jews and non-Jews; a popular rumor spread by some Macedonians that Jews were killing Christian children; the arrival of German forces and the bombardment of the city; restrictions placed on Jews during the Bulgarian occupation; anti-Jewish propaganda in newspapers; the closing of Jewish stores; the deportation of Jews from Skopje; seeing Bulgarian police taking Jews on horse carts to Monopol; the looting of Jewish belongings by police and local citizens; and the use of synagogues as storage facilities for Jewish belongings.

Interviewee
Tome Nikolovski
Interviewer
Teon Dzingo
Date
2012 May 19  (interview)
Extent
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 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 10:43:44
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