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Oral history interview with Tat'iana Grigor’evna Evreinova

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.104.14 | RG Number: RG-50.633.0014

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Tat'iana Grigor’evna Evreinova, born in 1919 in Terlitza, Ukraine, describes her education and work life; raising two children on her own after divorcing her husband; having to take care of family before the war started; the death of her youngest brother (Somya) during the war at the age of 20 after the amputation of his legs; trying to find her brother’s grave after the war, but not being able to find anything; taking care of her parents’ grave; celebrating all the Jewish holidays, but still not believing in God; her Jewish and Russian neighbors; speaking Yiddish at home with her family; claiming her children as Russian so they would avoid persecution; how Jews on the southern border of Ukraine, who were not able to evacuate, were murdered; moving to Crimea, Ukraine by train; the burial practices many Jewish Crimeans practiced; the daily life of the youth in Crimea; the reasons her marriage ended; not experiencing antisemitism in her career; the racism that is happening in Ukraine today; and how there were no mixed marriages in one of the villages she grew up in.

Interviewee
Tat'iana G. Evreinova
Date
2005  (interview)
Language
Tatar
Russian
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 digital file : Mixed formats.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Ukraïns'kyĭ t︠s︡entr vyvchenni︠a︡ istoriï Holokostu
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