Reminiscences of Josephine Prins : oral history, 2004.
|Creator: ||Prins, Josephine, 1926-||Project: ||September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project: |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 50 p. sound recordings: 2 sound discs (65; 59 min.) : digital ; 3 in.|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Background: born Antwerp, Belgium, move to Netherlands at age five; childhood: attending Dutch schools, importance of education, fond memories, respecting parents; World War II [WWII]: arrival of Germans in 1940, Dutch Jews sent to Germany, hiding in The Hague, separation from family, parents death in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp; experiences in Auschwitz, liberation by Dutch soldier in US Army; post-WWII: emotional trauma from Holocaust, relating September 11th to Holocaust, reading of letter written to doctor in Holland in 1984.
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