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Kan Family Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2002.183.1
Collection Summary
Film footage in both color and black and white representing the pre- and post-war life of a prominent Jewish family from the Netherlands, including scenes of life before and after the Holocaust. The collection also includes a hand-tinted color home movie consisting of a play of sorts featuring two children reenacting the courtship and wedding of Dutch Jews Frits Kan and Jeanne Bloch. Dutch intertitles explain how the two meet, are separated for a time when Frits travels to Singapore, and reunite and marry. This is followed by footage of the actual wedding of the adult Frits and Jeanne in the Netherlands in 1925.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein
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1925 wedding of Dutch Jews (tinted 35mm print)

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1355 | Film ID: 2933

Event Date
1924

Kan family at the zoo

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4417 | Film ID: 2468

Event Date
1935-1936

Kan family vacations in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4418 | Film ID: 2469

Event Date
January-March 1934

Jeanne and Frits Kan as bride and groom

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4419 | Film ID: 2470

Event Date
1924

Kan family: daily life in Amsterdam; at the beach; at home

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4420 | Film ID: 2471

Event Date
1928-1932

Kan family at the beach in Zandvoort in 1932

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4421 | Film ID: 2472

Event Date
Summer 1932

Kan family: daily life in Netherlands; children at play

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4422 | Film ID: 2472

Event Date
1933

Kan family ice skating; at home in Amsterdam; Betsy at school

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4423 | Film ID: 2473

Event Date
1934

Kan family at the beach in Zandvoort

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4424 | Film ID: 2473

Event Date
1934

Kan family: daily life; picnic

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4425 | Film ID: 2473

Event Date
1934

Kan family at the airport and beach

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4426 | Film ID: 2474

Event Date
1935

Kan family on vacation in 1936

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4427 | Film ID: 2475

Event Date
1936

Kan family at home; in Belgium; at the beach

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4428 | Film ID: 2476

Event Date
1937-1938

Kan children perform skits; at the beach in Zandvoort

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4429 | Film ID: 2477

Event Date
1938

Kan family vacationing in France

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4430 | Film ID: 2477

Event Date
1939

Kan family travels to and from New York by ship

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4431 | Film ID: 2477

Event Date
February-March 1939

Kan family in US postwar: high school graduation

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4432 | Film ID: 2478


Kan family in US postwar: at the beach

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4433 | Film ID: 2478


Kan family in US postwar: Betsy's baby

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4434 | Film ID: 2478

Event Date
1949-1954?

Kan family postwar in US: Robert's child

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4435 | Film ID: 2478

Event Date
1949-1954?

Frits & Jeanne Kan in US, postwar

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4436 | Film ID: 2478

Event Date
1949-1954?

Kan family life in US, postwar

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4437 | Film ID: 2478

Event Date
1949-1954?

Kan family: children play in US postwar

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4438 | Film ID: 2478

Event Date
1949-1954?

Kan family vacationing during winter in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4439 | Film ID: 2479

Event Date
1931-1932

Kan family vacationing during winter in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4440 | Film ID: 2480

Event Date
1933 January

Kan family vacationing during winter in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4441 | Film ID: 2481

Event Date
1934-1935

Kan family vacationing during winter in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4442 | Film ID: 2482

Event Date
1935-1936

Kan family vacationing during winter in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4443 | Film ID: 2483

Event Date
1937

Kan family vacationing during summer in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4444 | Film ID: 2484

Event Date
1937 August

Kan family vacationing during winter in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4445 | Film ID: 2484

Event Date
1938

Warehouse operations in the Dutch East Indies

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4446 | Film ID: 2485

Event Date
1938

Queen's Day celebrations in Amsterdam

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4447 | Film ID: 2486

Event Date
1938
 
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