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Oral history interview with Alla Tetereyyatnikova

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.595.4 | RG Number: RG-50.575.0004

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Alla Tetereyyatnikova, born in Ukraine, describes the occupation of Odessa by Romanian and German forces; Jewish families that were brought from Romania and other locations to Odessa; their placement in the ghetto in Slobodka and in the homes of the non-Jews; the Jewish family which stayed in her home; the attitudes of the local townspeople to the Jews; the settlement of a Jewish family from Bessarabia in the home of her neighbor, and the disparaging and nationalistic comments made by this neighbor toward the Jewish family; the relocation of the Jews to the ghetto; Romanian guards that took the Jewish population to the ghetto; hiding a Jewish family in her aunt’s house; a local German citizen’s comments that they kill those who hide Jews; the flight of the hidden Jewish couple from her aunt’s home; an incident in which a family friend was hiding her Jewish mother-in-law, and a Romanian officer discovered the mother-in-law and took her away; the behavior of the Romanian soldiers, including their attempts at theft; and the sight of people who had been hanged.

Interviewee
Alla Tetereyyatnikova
Date
2005 July 26  (interview)
Language
Russian
Extent
1 videocassette (MiniDV).
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 10:39:44
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