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Oral history interview with Took Heroma

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.39 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0039

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    Oral history interview with Took Heroma


    Interview Summary
    Took Heroma, born on April 18, 1908 in Arnhem, Netherlands, describes why she chose to hide Jews during the war; her childhood and family; attending a school for social work in Amsterdam and graduating in 1931; taking a job teaching uneducated women; getting married to a doctor; participating with the resistance movement; working with the United Nations; valuing community work; staying in touch with the people she helped to rescue during the war; and the difficulty therapists have with Holocaust survivors.
    Took Heroma
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1988 July 18

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Heroma, Took, 1908-
    Corporate Name
    United Nations

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Took Heroma on July 18, 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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