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Louis de Groot family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of beads, beadwork, two containers, a calendar, and an autograph book relating to the experiences of Rachel de Groot and her brother Louis de Groot during the Holocaust while in hiding in the Netherlands, and a wall hanging relating to the experiences of their mother, Sophia de Groot, before the Holocaust in Arnhem. The collection also includes original and copyprint photographs related to the wartime experiences of Louis de Groot. Includes photos of a child who was in hiding with de Groot.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2003, 2015 and 2018 by Louis de Groot, the son of Sophia Swaab de Groot and brother of Rachel de Groot.
Date
1938-1945
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Tin box used to store beads by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 2003.155.1

Geography
use : Netherlands
distribution : Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Date
after 1942 November-before 1944 April  (use)
approximately 1946 August-1950  (recovered)
Tin box used to store beads by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Unfinished red glass beadwork made by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 2003.155.2

Geography
creation : Netherlands
Date
approximately 1942 November-before 1944 April  (creation)
approximately 1946 August-1950  (recovered)
Unfinished red glass beadwork made by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Small black, white, gold, and clear glass beads used by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 2003.155.3

Geography
use : Netherlands
Date
after 1942 November-before 1944 April  (use)
approximately 1946 August-1950  (recovered)
Small black, white, gold, and clear glass beads used by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Tin candy container and lid used to store beads by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 2003.155.4 a-d

Geography
use : Netherlands
Date
after 1942 November-before 1944 April  (use)
approximately 1946 August-1950  (recovered)
Tin candy container and lid used to store beads by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Small red glass beads used by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

Object | Accession Number: 2003.155.5

Geography
use : Netherlands
Date
after 1942 November-before 1944 April  (use)
approximately 1946 August-1950  (recovered)
Small red glass beads used by a Dutch Jewish girl in hiding

de Groot family autograph album

Document | Accession Number: 2003.155.6

de Groot family autograph album

Handmade 1944 calendar made by a hidden Dutch Jewish girl for her brother

Object | Accession Number: 2003.155.7

Geography
creation : Amsterdam (Netherlands)
use : Lemmer (Netherlands)
Date
1944 January-1944 February  (creation)
1944 February-1944 June  (use)
Handmade 1944 calendar made by a hidden Dutch Jewish girl for her brother

Hand knitted floral wall hanging made prewar by a Dutch Jewish woman

Object | Accession Number: 2003.155.8

Geography
creation : Arnhem (Netherlands)
Date
1938-1939  (creation)
1946 August-1950  (recovered)
Hand knitted floral wall hanging made prewar by a Dutch Jewish woman

De Groot Family Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2009.341.2

 
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