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De Groot Family Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2009.341.2
Collection Summary
Louis de Groot donated one reel of 8mm color and black and white film showing prewar Jewish life in The Netherlands. Street and park scenes in the city of Arnhem and surrounding tourist sites feature several members of the de Groot family, including the donor and his sister. The family separated and went into hiding in 1942. Louis survived, but his parents and sister died at Auschwitz after being denounced. The family film was stored in a photo studio safe that was damaged by bombing, but Louis was able to retrieve it after the war. One reel of 8mm film (23 minutes)
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Louis de Groot
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De Groot family visits Sonsbeek Park in spring 1939

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4833 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
Spring 1939

Annual flower parade in Arnhem

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4834 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1938 or 1939

Extended family visits with the de Groots in Arnhem

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4835 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
Spring 1941

De Groot family walks to Sonsbeek Park; Castle Zypendaal

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4836 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1940

Rachel de Groot's performance for a swimming diploma

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4837 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
circa 1938-1941

Visiting the park and the zoo in prewar Netherlands

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4838 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1937?

De Groot family and friends gather for tea in Park Sonsbeek

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4839 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1936-1938

Family visits Sonsbeek Park and the bridge across the Rhine in prewar Arnhem

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4840 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1938

Children play near the de Groot home and go swimming; extended family goes to Sonsbeek Park in prewar Arnhem

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4841 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1937-1938

Children play at a farm in the Netherlands where Rachel de Groot spent the summer of 1941

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4842 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
Summer 1941

Ice-skating in prewar Netherlands

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4843 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1939-1941

Riding the merry go round and walking along gardens in prewar Netherlands

Film | Accession Number: 2009.341.2 | RG Number: RG-60.4844 | Film ID: 2878

Event Date
1937? and Summer 1940
 
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