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Oral history interview with Aleksandra Mukhailovna Tarasenko and Taisa

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.103.21 | RG Number: RG-50.632.0021

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Aleksandra Mikhailovna Tarasenko (born in 1935), Taisa (born in 1935), and Larisa, describe their knowing each other because they live in the same building and their military husbands brought them to Tulchin in 1975; Mrs. Tarasenko’s experiences working at a construction office; Taisa’s assertion that Jews and Ukrainians got on well together and were on friendly terms; Jews making thin matzo from flour and water; believing that many wealthy Jews left for Israel and asked the locals in Tulchin to look after their cemeteries; the Jews who immigrated to Germany; Larisa’s former boss, who was Jewish and worked on Saturdays as did everyone else; Larisa being on friendly terms with all Jews whom she knew before the war; their assertions that Jews were in prominent positions before the war as doctors, dentists, and teachers; how Jews were helpful and gave loans to others; and the negative changes in Tulchin since many of the Jews are gone.

Interviewee
Aleksandra M. Tarasenko
Date
2005 July 17  (interview)
Extent
2 digital files : MP3.
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Record last modified: 2018-04-09 11:37:59
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