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Children's book entrusted to a young Jewish girl by her father while living in hiding

Publication | Accession Number: 2004.703.2

Book about flowers with a later handwritten inscription given to 7 year old Judith de Leeuw during her last meeting with her father in 1942-1943 while in hiding in the Netherlands. Judith, her younger sister Roosje, age 4, and her parents lived in separate hiding places, Judith as placed in 1941 with the Denekamp family and joined by the rest of her family in 1942. There were eventually arrested by the Gestapo. Judith and her sister went sent to Belsen and Theresienstadt concentration camps. Her parents were deported to Sobibor killing center where they were murdered.

Title
Bloemen
Date
1936  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Language
Dutch
Category
Children's books
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judith De Leeuw Schavrien and Meier Abraham de Leeuw
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Record last modified: 2018-09-14 12:27:21
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