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Oral history interview with Ester Yankelovna Bartik

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1287.5 | RG Number: RG-50.226.0005

Esther Yankelovna Bartik, born in 1929, discusses her family being forced to move to a collective farm near Marinopol (Mariupol'), Ukraine; moving in 1937 to Tuchino, Ukraine (possibly Tul'chyn); the German occupation of Tuchino and the establishment of the ghetto in September 1941; being marched to Torkhovo (Torkiv), Ukraine and even further to Pechora (Pechera); being driven into a building of a former sanitarium; becoming ill with typhus; escaping and going in the direction of Kopaygorod (Kopaĭhorod), staying in the houses of Jews and non-Jews; being arrested, released, and returned to Pechora; escaping again and traveling to Dzhurin, Ukraine, where she stayed in a children's home in until liberation; returning to Tuchino; and her post-war life and marriage.

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Ester Y. Bartik
interview:  1994 August 13
3 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:51:42
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