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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Van der Pol, Maurice
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Maurice Van Der Pol discusses his experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Van Der Pol, originally from Amsterdam, was a medical student when the war began and was hidden by a Christian woman along with some of his family members. In addition to his personal story, he gives an overview of the Holocaust in Amsterdam, speaks about dealing with his experiences later on in life, and answers audience questions.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Maurice Van der Pol. 1997
Alternative Title
Maurice Van der Pol : 1997
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Van der Pol, Maurice (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
1997
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Maurice Van Der Pol discusses his experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Van Der Pol, originally from Amsterdam, was a medical student when the war began and was hidden by a Christian woman along with some of his family members. In addition to his personal story, he gives an overview of the Holocaust in Amsterdam, speaks about dealing with his experiences later on in life, and answers audience questions.
Notes
Part of lecture series, "Holocaust Awareness Committee: a time to bear witness."
Related item
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee records (A67)
Holocaust awareness series. Backstrom Holocaust survivors speakers series ; 1997
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Van der Pol, Maurice
Identifier
TLC_0085
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Maurice Van der Pol, Location 89/4
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