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Oral history interview with Christina Zilverberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.23 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0023

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

Christina Zilverburg, born in Papendrecht, Netherlands, describes her family and childhood; being raised in the Christian tradition; working as a phone operator until 1951 in Amsterdam; how on November 22, 1940 her Jewish colleagues were sent home from the phone office; hiding an old woman and a young boy during the war; her husband hiding for two and a half years with his whole family and a young Polish girl; her memories of liberation day on May 4, 1945; getting married in 1949; immigrating to Israel with her husband in 1951; planting a tree at Yad Vashem in memory of her efforts to help and rescue Jews during the war; and her children’s interest in what she did during the war.

Interviewee
Christina Zilverberg
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 July 19  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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