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Extended family visits with the de Groots in Arnhem

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

Louis and Rachel on new bicycles in the alley adjacent to their house on Rijnstraat in Arnhem. They ride towards the camera waving. Cut to various family members in suits, along with Louis and Rachel, walking towards the camera on Rijnstraat, then in the alley, on the occasion of a visit by Meijer de Groot's brothers, Salomon, Izak, Mozes, and his sister, Julia van Leeuwen, and their children, Florence and Louis de Groot, Henny Cohen, and Elly van Leeuwen. The family was most likely brought together to bid farewell to cousin Louis de Groot who had prepared to illegally escape Holland for England in early May 1941. 01:04:01 LS, People's University near the back of the alley, with (from left) Mozes, Florence, Elly, and Saloman walking, Louis goofing off to their right, and Rachel, Julia, and Henny standing by the entry door to the family home. 01:04:15 CU, Salomon de Groot with glasses and cigarette enters the house, prompted by the cameraman. Louis follows into the house.

Event Date
Spring 1941
Arnhem, Netherlands
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Louis de Groot
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:04:34
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