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Oral history interview with Anna Świetlicka

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.136 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0136

Anna Świetlicka (née Lysakowska), born in Piaski, Poland in 1928, discusses prewar relations between Jews and Christians; the outbreak of war; the humiliation of the Jewish community by German forces; witnessing a Jewish woman commit suicide; the creation of the ghetto; the role of the Jewish police in the ghetto; witnessing transports of Jewish men, women, and children being taken for execution in 1943; witnessing foreign Jews being imprisoned in the ghetto; visiting the ghetto after the war; and two Jewish girls who returned to their families after being hidden during the war.

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Anna Swietlicka
interview:  2002 June 17
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:52:42
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