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Guide to Eva Dimond Ygalsky oral history interview OHP.8728
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Existence and Location of Copies note
  • Preferred Citation note

  • Title: Eva Dimond Ygalsky oral history interview
    Identifier/Call Number: OHP.8728
    Contributing Institution: Tauber Holocaust Library
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: OHT Box 43
    Storage Unit: Tauber Holocaust Library Archives
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet comprising one sound disc and one transcript of 27 pages
    Date: 1983 April 13
    Abstract: This collection comprises one sound disc with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with Eva Dimond Ygalsky conducted by the Holocaust Media Project on April 13, 1983.
    Creator: Ygalsky, Eva Dimond
    Creator: Glowgower, Debi
    Creator: Harbet, Shelia
    Creator: Neuberg, Joel

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection comprises one sound disc with accompanying transcript of an oral history interview with Eva Dimond Ygalsky. The interview was conducted by Joel Neuberg on behalf of the Holocaust Media Project on April 13, 1983. Eva Dimond Ygalsky is a Holocaust survivor.
    The interview describes Ms. Ygalsky's deportation to Kovno ghetto in 1942 and her experiences there, including her separation from her young child by the Nazis. She describes her deportation to a concentration camp in Estonia, the work she performed there, and the cruelty of the guards. She briefly describes her experiences in Auschwitz and Stutthof. Ms. Ygalsky describes her liberation by the Soviets in 1945 and her postwar life, including her business trading goods on the black market in Danzig (Gdansk), as well as emigration to the United States.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    There are no restrictions to access for this collection.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are restrictions on use for this collection. Consult archivist for more information.

    Existence and Location of Copies note

    Master copies of the oral history interview are located at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.

    Preferred Citation note

    Eva Dimond Ygalsky oral history interview - OHP.8728, Tauber Holocaust Library, JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Auschwitz (Concentration camp).
    Stutthof (Concentration camp).
    Forced labor -- Estonia -- History -- 20th century
    Gdansk (Poland)
    Holocaust survivors -- United States
    Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
    Jewish families -- Lithuania
    Jewish ghettos -- Lithuania
    Jewish women in the Holocaust
    Kaunas (Lithuania)
    United States -- Emigration and immigration
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Liberation