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Oral history interview with Arnold Douwes and Seine Otten

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.21 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0021

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    Oral history interview with Arnold Douwes and Seine Otten


    Interview Summary
    Arnold Douwes (alternate spelling Douves; born in 1906 in Laag-Keppel, Netherlands) and Seine Otten (born in 1910 in the Netherlands) describe growing up in Christian families; the difficulty of hiding Jews during the war; Otten hiding six to eight people at a time in his small house; Douwes’s reflections on helping Jewish refugees escape; Douwes’s participation in the resistance movement; and wishing that they could have done more during the war.
    Seine Otten
    Arnold Douwes
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1988 July 17

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    Oral histories.
    2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Arnold Douwes and Seine Otten on July 17, 1988 for their book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," Holmes & Meier, 1992, as well as their documentary film "They Risked Their Lives: Rescuers of the Holocaust." The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch received the tapes of the interviews from Malka Drucker and Gay Block in March 1989.
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