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Oral history interview with Margot Lawson

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.52 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0052

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Margot Lawson describes antisemitism in Holland; being a Christian rescuer but having Jewish origins; pretending to be a Gentile during the war; being caught and sent to prison; worrying about her children’s fate; children being saved when resistance forces smuggled them across rooftops; her connections with the resistance; the birth of her children in 1933 and 1936 and how they staying in hiding in various places during the war; hiding a Jewish family; and her life after the war.

Interviewee
Ms. Margot E. Lawson
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1987 May 01  (interview)
1987 May 26  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:52:01
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