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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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Record last modified: 2020-05-07 13:27:04
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