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Toddler at play before the war

Film | Accession Number: 2012.251.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1374 | Film ID: 2942, 2943

Hester (Hesje) Jas, the daughter of close family friends, plays inside and then outside on the sidewalk in various outfits. Her father Benjamin, a member of the Jewish Council in Scheveningen, is visible.

Hester (b. February 15, 1938) was later killed with her mother Elisabeth Querido Jas at Sobibor on June 11, 1943. Benjamin was also killed at Sobibor on July 16, 1943, with his son Eddie Jas (b. July 1, 1925).

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:00:20
Event Date
Fall 1939?
Locale
Scheveningen, Netherlands
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Elisheva Cohen-Paraira
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:01
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