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Oral history interview with Anna Šeptáková

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.438.55 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0055

Anna Šeptáková, born in 1928 in the village of Veľká in Poprad, Slovakia, describes a Jewish neighbor, who owned a grocery store, being taken away in a truck and people saying goodbye to her; the woman asking what she had done and why the guards were taking her away; children staring at what was happening; having a Jewish classmate in elementary school who disappeared, and the classmate being an orphan who lived with two sisters; another classmate telling the Jewish classmate that Jews crucified Christ; her grandfather who lived in the village of Šuňava in the Poprad District receiving help from a Jewish man to build a house and set up a business in the house; having to learn German at school in the town of Spišská Sobota in Poprad; having a neighbor who was a Hlinka Guard, but who also hid two young people who could have been killed by the Germans; and Russians living in her home after the war.


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Interviewee
Anna Šeptáková
Interviewer
Eva Riečanská
Date
interview:  2016 February 09
Geography
creation: Poprad (Slovakia)
Language
Slovak
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2021-02-16 15:53:32
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