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Schoffelen family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2017.245.1

The collection documents the experiences of Jan Marie Schoffelen and Ingrid Köke (later Ingrid Schoffelen) of Sittard, the Netherlands during World War II as members of the Dutch resistance. Included are false identification papers, forged documents and stamps, blank ration coupons and forms, and propaganda leaflets. Correspondence of Jan includes two letters written by him while imprisoned in Maastricht in 1940. Other material includes identification, education, immigration, and employment papers; a handwritten memoir by Jan describing his wartime experiences; photographs of Jan and Ingrid; clippings; family genealogy research; and a typewritten diary of Herman Hofte (relation unknown) describing his wartime experiences in Sittard.

Date
inclusive:  1937-2007
bulk:  1940-1965
Language
Dutch
English
German
Extent
1 box
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Esther Schoffelen Rada
 
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:23:31
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