Oral history interview with Henry van den Boogard
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- Record Type:
- Oral History
- Interview Summary:
- Henry van den Boogard, born in Holland in 1915, 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 II in the United States where he worked to integrate Catholic churches in Virginia.
1995 April 10
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4 videocassettes : Betacam SP.
- Randy M. Goldman, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Henry van den Boogard on April 10, 1995. Tapes of Henry van den Boogard's interview were transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in April 1995. This interview is one of 51 oral histories included in the Miles Lerman Center for the Study of Jewish Resistance.
- Randy M. Goldman
- Legal Status:
- Permanent Collection
- Corporate Name:
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
- Geographic Name:
Netherlands--History--German occupation, 1940-1945.
United States--Emigration and immigration.
- Personal Name:
Boogard, Henry van den, 1915-
- Topical Term:
Hidden children (Holocaust)--Netherlands.
Jewish children in the Holocaust--Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945--Jewish resistance.
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue--Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945--Netherlands.
World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Netherlands.
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