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Oral history interview with Anna Šeptáková

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

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    Oral history interview with Anna Šeptáková


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Anna Šeptáková
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2016 February 09
    creation: Poprad (Slovakia)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

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    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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