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Oral history interview with Wijbren Streekstra and Meike Streekstra

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.81 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0081

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Wijbren (born in Denhardt, Netherlands, in 1908) and Meike Streekstra (born in Bersens, Netherlands, in 1910) describe their families and growing up in religious homes; getting married in 1933 and having their first child in 1934; Wijbren’s participation in the army in 1929; deciding to hide Jews in their home located on a farm; having to send away some people because they were already hiding too many people; and reconnecting with some of the people who they had hidden.

Interviewee
Meike Streekstra
Wijbren Streekstra
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 June 07  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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