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 (09-010.52-F) -  Shelf Number: MDV 707

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Date: May 24, 2008 to May 25, 2008

Participants: Guzman, Dora Bentsionovna; Mukha, Vasili Demyanivich; Shuster, Evgeniia Toyvovna; Shveibish, Rita Davidovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Moisei Lemster.

Location recorded: Tomashpol'; Tul'chyn, Vinnyts'ka Oblast', Ukraine

Language: Yiddish, Russian

Culture Group: Jews, Yiddish-speakers, Ukrainians

 Recording Content:   

The tape is a continuation of a formal interview with Dora Bentsionovna Guzman in Tomashpol. (Part 2 of 2. See MDV 706) Guzman continues to answer a series of dialectological questions from the Yiddish linguistic questionnaire.

The team then meets with Alexei Romanovich Futiran outside his house in Tomashpol. They chat with Futiran inside his house and then return to the van and drive around Tomashpol' on the way to the next interview with Vasili Demyanivich Mukha. Mukha talks about Jewish weddings, and Jewish life in Tomashpol.

The next formal interview takes place in Tul’chyn with Rita Davidovna Shveibish. (Part 1 of 2. See Accession # 09-010.53-F MDV 722) She shares information about Yiddish-speakers from the region and the Jewish community of Tul’chyn. Shveibish also talks about her involvement in the Jewish community of Tul’chyn and discusses her efforts to organize memorial trips to the Pechera concentration camp.

00:00:00 Dialectology
00:17:45 Dialectology. Concluding the interview
00:20:00 Informal greeting of Futiran and eating
00:30:27 Town footage of Vinnytsya (needs verification)
00:31:23 Informal chat with Mukha
00:33:53 Childhood memories
00:35:51 Life today and before the war
00:44:27 Concluding the interview
00:45:05 Life in Tul’chyn today
00:61:20 End of Recording.