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Dedication of land for Jewish refugees in the Philippines, 1940

Film | Accession Number: 2013.25.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1441 | Film ID: 2960

Dedication of Mariquina Hall in Manila on April 23, 1940. President Manuel Quezon offered this private land (called Mariquina Hall) to the Jewish Rescue Committee in order to provide housing for Jewish refugees.

Guests gather outdoors. 01:02:51 Alex Frieder speaks to the audience, while President Quezon sits at the table to the side. 01:03:05 President Quezon addresses the crowd, Herbert Frieder in back. Quezon shakes hands with some men on the stage. Alex Frieder and President Quezon walk together through the crowd to survey the land. CUs, side views of President Quezon speaking. The camera pans around the crowd, including the Frieder family (Alice, Alex's youngest daughter, b. 1926, is the teenage girl in the white dress with dark curly hair). Alex smokes (camera left, facing the camera). Survey of the landscape. Attendees mingle.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:01:31
Event Date
04/23/1940
Locale
Manila, Philippines
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Alice Frieder Weston
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:03
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