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Sunday school trip

Film | Accession Number: 2009.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4906 | Film ID: 2882

Title card: "Sonntagschul-Ausflug 1937 / Sonntagschule Dbg. Meiderich Quadtstrasse". Handwritten slate indicating that the film was taken by Fritz Jasper. A group from a "Sunday-school" on Quadtstrasse in Duisburg Meiderich meets at the train station and goes to Bottrop, 25 km NE of Duisburg, for a day of fun. Boys on the train station platform in Oberhausen. The train pulls into the station. The large group (approx. 100 participants) run to board the train. CUs, children on the train. They arrive at Bottrop Nord train station, and debark. One child holds a rifle in a brown bag. More close shots of the trip participants at the train station. Walking to town, a mother pushes baby carriage, followed by a larger group of participants. 01:04:01 Destination "Haus Waldfriede", which served as a meeting place. MS, sign, and side view of the house. Happy children outdoors, some gathered at tables, having refreshments. Close shot of older men, introduced jokingly on slate as "Der Fuehrerstab", inquiring about provisions from the gentleman in a white jacket. Cakes are delivered from the back of a truck. Various shots of the guests conversing and playing outdoors. 01:06:43 Johannes on the left and his oldest brother Dietrich settle the cake delivery. The oldest and youngest attendees. Trip participants play at an amusement park (slide, merry-go-round, see-saw) and return to the train station on foot. Quick shot of a dial inside the train.

Film begins and ends with brief shots of a boat in the water, which could be film leader.

Event:  Summer 1937
Duisburg, Germany
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Peter, Ralph, and Edith Liebner
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:22
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