Marite Kontrimaite : Rehabilitation and return


Marite Kontrimaite’s father was rehabilitated in 1959, after 10 years of deportation. On his return, he bought back his former house and set up a sawmill and foundry. He was popular in the sovkhoz collective because of his skills.

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The Kontrimaite family in Bodaybo, Siberia; before she leaves to Lituania, 1959
© Marite Kontramaite