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Oral history interview with Theodora Basch Vrančić Klayman

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.331 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0470

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    Oral history interview with Theodora Basch Vrančić Klayman


    Interview Summary
    Theodora Basch Klayman, born in 1938 in Zagreb, Croatia, discusses her childhood; moving to Ludbreg, Croatia; the confusion and tension she encountered as a young child at the beginning of World War II; her recollections of being passed from family to family and hidden in Ludbreg along with her younger brother; battles between the Ustaša and partisans in the streets of Ludbreg; the deportations of her father and her non-Jewish uncle Stricek to the Jasenovac concentration camp; the end of the war and her and her brother's adoption by Sticek; her brother's death from scarlet fever; her trip to Switzerland when she was in high-school to find relatives who had survived the Holocaust; finding out as a teenager that she was Jewish; and meeting and marrying her husband and immigrating to the United States.
    Ms. Theodora Basch Vrančić Klayman
    Ringelheim, Dr. Joan
    interview:  2002 September 24

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    Oral histories.
    5 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch conducted the interview with Theodora Basch Klayman on September 24, 2002. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview in December 2002.
    Funding Note
    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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