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Oral history interview with Marie-Henriette Ceulemans

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.13 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0013

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Marie-Henriette Ceulemans, born in 1912 in Brussels, Belgium, describes her family and childhood; growing up in the Catholic tradition; attending school in Brussels; working as a visiting nurse doing social work with poor people; getting married in 1934 to a broker in the Brussels stock exchange; becoming the director of a crèche (child-care center) in Brussels in 1936; being asked to hide Jewish children in 1942; being denounced to authorities for hiding Jews but not getting caught; continuing to operate the crèche after the war because many of the children’s parents did not come back; and her life after the war.

Interviewee
Marie-Henriette Ceulemans
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 March 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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