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Touring Volendam

Film | Accession Number: 2009.31.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4825 | Film ID: 2870

LS of the four American travelers posing beside a tree in front of an unidentified building, probably in Amsterdam on July 31 or August 1, 1938. Louis Malina is smoking and waving to the camera.

Street life in Volendam, Netherlands. Volendam is a popular tourist attraction in the Netherlands, well known for its old fishing boats and the traditional clothing still worn by some residents. The women's costume of Volendam, with its high, pointed bonnet, is one of the most recognizable of the Dutch traditional costumes. Pan views of boats docked in the Volendam harbor. People and children, some in traditional dress with paper hats, often look toward the camera and pose.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:01:24
Event Date
July 31-August 2, 1938
Locale
Netherlands
Volendam, Netherlands
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Glenn Kurtz
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:42:17
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