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Oral history interview with Sonja DuBois

Oral History | Accession Number: 2008.376 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0549

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Sonja DuBois (b. Clara van Tyne), born in 1940, discusses her family and childhood in Rotterdam, the Netherlands; her family’s deportation to Westerbork; being hidden with a neighbor; the underground movement’s work to protect children; food rationing; hiding with a Protestant family and attending their church; liberation and her feelings of confusion about what happened; the legal battle to decide who should raise her; staying with her parents; her struggle with her identity; being renamed Sonja van der Kaden; immigrating to the United States; her feelings of being raised as a Christian; trying to find out details about her family; and her life in the United States.

Interviewee
Sonja DuBois
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
2008 November 10  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:19:27
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