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Ice-skating in prewar Netherlands

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

The de Groot family ice-skates on a large pond (either Winter 1939-1940 or 1940-1941) in Sonsbeek Park. Rachel is with her classmates, while Louis attempts skating for the first time. There are hundreds skating in the BG as the children struggle to skate with blades strapped to their boots. They drink cocoa or hot anis milk delivered on a sled. They resume skating towards the camera, some doing better than others.

Duration
00:00:52
Event Date
1939-1941
Locale
Arnhem, Netherlands
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Louis de Groot
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:04:35
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