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Oral history interview with Therese Lacroix and Marcelle Lacroix

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.50 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0050

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    Oral history interview with Therese Lacroix and Marcelle Lacroix


    Interview Summary
    Therese (born on July 28, 1925) and her mother, Marcelle Lacroix (born in 1896 in Godogne, France), describe their childhoods; Therese being raised an Evangelical in Brussels, Belgium; Marcelle being raised Catholic; Therese’s house acting as a meeting point for Christian families wanting to help Jews; her participation in the resistance movement; taking in Jewish children during the war; staying in touch with the people they helped to save; and visiting Yad Vashem in 1968.
    Marcelle Lacroix
    Therese Lacroix
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1988 August 14

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

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    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Therese and Marcelle Lacroix on August 14, 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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