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Kan family in US postwar: Betsy's baby

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

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    Kan family in US postwar: Betsy's baby

    Overview

    Description
    Color. Betsy walking a baby stroller down a sidewalk (similar to 01:09 on Film ID 2478). Grandparents walk down a sidewalk towards the camera. CU baby in white sleeping in the stroller. Betsy and the baby walking along the sidewalk with Betsy's parents-in-law.
    Duration
    00:01:31
    Date
    Event:  1949-1954?
    Locale
    New York, NY, United States
    Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein
    Contributor
    Subject: Robert F. Kan
    Biography
    Born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Robert Kan and his family escaped the Nazis on May 13, 1940 and emigrated to Queens, New York via the Dutch East Indies. He received a BA in Economics from Hofstra Univeristy and worked for thirty years for the US government at the Department of Commerce, the Atomic Energy Commission, the National Science Foundation, and the American Embassy in Tokyo. After retiring from the government, he became a Certified Financial Planner. He was a lifelong Boy Scout and accomplished philatelist. He was married for 58 years to Francisca Verdoner Kan and had three daughters, Jeanette, Susan, and Eleanor.

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Amateur.
    B&W / Color
    Color
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    01:04:01:00 to 01:05:32:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2478 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL - small
      Master 2478 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL - small
      Master 2478 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL - small
      Master 2478 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2478 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - A-wind
      Preservation 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2478 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - A-wind
      Preservation 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2478 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - A-wind
      Preservation 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2478 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - A-wind
      Preservation 2478 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Conditions on Use
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum places no restrictions on use of this material. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this film footage.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The Kan family collection of 16mm films was jointly donated by siblings Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 2002.
    Note
    Title handwritten on film label for all of Film ID 2478:
    "Graduation Betsy Robs
    Silver Point
    Donald-Kew Gardens 1949
    Kinderen Joe Colland Joplin Feb 1950
    Ellison 1954"
    Not sure which titles correspond to Stories 4434-4438. The donor has not identified people in footage.
    Film Source
    Robert F. Kan
    Ms. Betsy Klein
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 4758
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-05 07:33:22
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