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Oral history interview with Wijbren Streekstra and Meike Streekstra

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

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    Oral history interview with Wijbren Streekstra and Meike Streekstra


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Meike Streekstra
    Wijbren Streekstra
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1988 June 07

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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 Wijbren and Meike Streekstra on June 7, 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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