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Oral history interview with Blanche Lubecki Juris

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0129.3 | RG Number: RG-50.029.0003

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    Oral history interview with Blanche Lubecki Juris


    Interview Summary
    Blanche Lubecki Juris, born May 12, 1914 in Eišiškes, Lithuania, discusses her childhood and education in Lithuania; attending Hebrew school; working for a dressmaker; experiencing some antisemitism; not being very religious; marrying Isaac Juris; moving to Radom, Poland with her husband at the outbreak of the war; being taken and transported east to the Jalotor labor camp by the Russians; being pregnant and giving birth at the camp’s hospital; finding out that the Germans had killed everyone in Eišiškes; her baby contracting and dying from measles; being sent by train to Kirov, Russia and then to Tashkent, Uzbekistan; being sent to Yambol (IAmbol), Bulgaria and then to Kazakhstan; her second son being born in March 1943; going to Vilnius, Lithuania post-war, and then to Łódź, Poland and Germany; staying in a displaced persons camp; being fed by the UNRRA; finding out the fate of her family members; immigrating to the United States in 1946; living in New York; telling her children about her experiences; having no desire to go back to Poland because of violence; and donating pictures of her family from Eišiškes to Jaffa.
    Blanche L. Juris
    Larry Papier
    interview:  1994 February 21
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Larry Papier

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Restrictions on use. Videotaped interviews must not be used in commercial stores for profit.

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    Administrative Notes

    The interview with Blanche Lubecki Juris was produced by Larry Papier as part of a project to interview Holocaust survivors in the Washington, D.C. area. This volunteer project was conducted with support and technical advice from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the interview in 1992.
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