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Oral history interview with Henry van den Boogard
|Interview Summary||Henry van den Boogard discusses his childhood in Tilburg, Netherlands; his early education and seminary days; his ordination to the priesthood and first mass in 1942; his memories of Jews being helped by non-Jews in the Netherlands; his personal activities with the resistance movement in southern Netherlands such as making false identification papers for various persons, smuggling children into the Netherlands for hiding, and finding hiding places in homes for Jews and other persons; his dealings with the black market in the Netherlands in order to clothe and feed people in hiding; his reflections on antisemitism in the Netherlands; the German invasion of the Netherlands in 1940; the feelings of native Hollanders toward the "Dutch Nazis"; and his life after World War Two in the United States where he worked to integrate Catholic churches in Virginia.|
1995 April 10
4 videocassettes : NTSC Betacam SP sound, color ; 1/2 in..
|Provenance||Tapes of Henry van den Boogard's interview were transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in April 1995.|
|Legal Status||Permanent Collection|
|Dimensions||overall : 0.500 in. (1.27 cm.)|
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
United States--Emigration and immigration.
Boogard, Henry van den, 1915-
World War, 1939-1945--Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue--Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Netherlands.
Jewish children in the Holocaust--Netherlands.
Hidden children (Holocaust)--Netherlands.
|Conditions on Access||No restrictions on access|
|Conditions on Use||No restrictions on use|
|Record Type||Oral History|
Digitization Status: Completely Digital
|Link to Collection||
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum oral history collection
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