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Oral history interview with Aldona Dranseikienė

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.110 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0110

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    Oral history interview with Aldona Dranseikienė


    Interview Summary
    Aldona Dranseikienė, born in Šeduikiškis (Panemunėlio parish), Lithuania in 1932, discusses the beginning of the war; the prewar Jewish communities of Panemunėlis and Rokiškis; the creation of a ghetto in nearby Rokiškis; providing aid to ghetto prisoners; living conditions in the ghetto; anti-Jewish violence; witnessing mass shootings of Jews; details of the killings; local collaborators who assisted in the murder of the Jewish population; visiting the mass burial sites; the looting of Jewish belongings; the attitudes of local townspeople toward local collaborators; and the arrest of her uncle.
    Aldona Dranseikiene
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2005 January 13
    creation: Rokiškis (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Dranseikiene, Aldona.
    Corporate Name
    Baltaraiščiai (Group)

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    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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