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Oral history interview with Adelė Urbelienė

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.119 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0119

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    Oral history interview with Adelė Urbelienė


    Interview Summary
    Adelė Urbelienė, born in Veliuona, Lithuania in 1929, discusses the friendly prewar relations between Jews and Christians; the restrictions placed on Jews and the separation of Jewish men and women; the Lithuanian and German forces guarding the synagogue, where Jewish women and children were held prisoner; forced labor; watching as Jewish men were taken to a massacre site; the massacre of women and children in the Jaučikai pine forest; the organized looting and auction of Jewish goods; and the feelings of local townspeople and the collaborators after the event.
    Adele Urbeliene
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2005 January 16
    creation: Veliuona (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
    Urbelienė, Adelė.
    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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