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Oral history interview with Pieter Miedema and Joyce Miedema

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.58 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0058

Pieter and Joyce Miedema were born in 1914 in the Netherlands; Pieter’s work as a teacher and adjusting to life in Canada; participation in the Dutch Reform Church and his decision to become a minister; how they grew up in the agrarian village Venwouden and met when they were 15 years old; beginning to realize the extent of Hitler’s plans in 1935; Joyce’s work in a hospital; helping about 50 Jewish adults and children as well as including resistance members and pilots; getting in touch with some of the people they helped to save; and immigrating to Canada after the war.


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Interviewee
Joyce Miedema
Pieter Miedema
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
interview:  1988 June 06
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:47:43
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