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Also in Wilhelmina Juhlin collection
The collection consists of an overnight bag, correspondence, 8mm film, copy prints, and photographs relating to the experiences of the de Kadt and Swaap families before, during, and after the Holocaust in the Netherlands and the United States.
Photographs and correspondence illustrating the experiences of the de Kadt and Swaap families during before, during, and after the Holocaust in the Netherlands. Includes photographic copies and original prints of images of Louis de Kadt and his wife Sonja [nee Swaap], who placed their children Wilhelmina and Maarten in hiding before their deportation. The children reunited after the war with their maternal grandmother, Margarethe Swaap, who survived Bergen-Belsen. Also included are photos of Wilhelmina with the daughters of her rescuers, the van der Zijden family, and letters written by Sonja dated 1940-41 from the Netherlands to her sister Ella in the United States.