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Oral history interview with Augustina Lekaitė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.115 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0115

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Augustina Lekaitė, born in Klimienė, Lithuania near Ariogala in 1920, discusses the Jewish communities in Ariogala and Krakai near her village; working as a maid in Ariogala; hearing about the shooting of Jewish men in Ariogala and Krakai; seeing convoys of Jewish women and children being taken to killing sites; the looting of Jewish owned belongings; the methods German soldiers and Lithuanian collaborators used to search for hidden Jewish people; and hiding a Jewish child.

Interviewee
Augustina Lekaitė
Date
2005 January 15  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:01:32
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