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Oral history interview with an anonymous interviewee

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.674 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0674

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

The interviewee, who was born in 1910, describes her childhood in Gorredijk, the Netherlands; her father, who was a rabbi; being very close to her three brothers; moving with her family when she was age nine to Vlissingen; her career as a chemical and medical analyst; her parents' move to Amsterdam in 1942; her fears for the future of Jews in Holland; her flight toward the Belgian border; her experiences while in hiding and living with false identity cards; the stress and difficulties she endured; her liberation in October 1944; receiving assistance from a Canadian soldier to contact one of her brothers, who had escaped to San Francisco, CA; her immigration to the United States; and learning of the tragedy that befell the remaining members of her family.

Interviewee
Anonymous
Date
1990 July 19  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:22:04
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