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Oral history interview with Andree Geulen-Herscovici

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.33 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0033

Andree Geulen-Herscovici describes her efforts to rescue Jewish children during the war; being raised as a Catholic but deciding that she did not believe in God at 12 years old; teaching in Brussels at the time the war began and many of her students being forced to leave school because they were Jewish; taking in Jewish children and hiding them when she was 20 years old; racing against the Gestapo to rescue children; choosing to take care of children rather than adults because they were easier to hide; keeping in touch with the children she rescued after the war; and her thoughts on talking about the war.


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Interviewee
Ms. Andree Guelen-Herscovici
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
interview:  1988 August 04
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:47:38
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