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Oral history interview with Gilbert L. van Mourik

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.149 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0149

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    Oral history interview with Gilbert L. van Mourik


    Interview Summary
    Gilbert L. van Mourik, born June 27, 1930 in Rotterdam, Netherlands, discusses his childhood in Rotterdam; his family life; his Protestant upbringing; the changes he experienced after the German invasion of Holland in May 1940; his experiences during the bombing of Rotterdam; his father's efforts to gather and store food; his parents' decision to become part of the resistance; his family's activities, which included hiding a Jewish child in their home for the duration of the war; and the dangers his family experienced and their efforts at self-preservation as well as the moral challenges they faced.
    Gilbert L. van Mourik
    interview:  2000 March 29
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Personal Name
    van Mourik, Gilbert L.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Gilbert L. van Mourik on March 29, 2000. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tapes of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in December 2000.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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