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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Greenup, Rena
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Rena Greenup discusses her experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Greenup, a Sepharic Jew originally from Thessaloniki, Greece, was a child when the war began. Her family moved to Athens and were hidden in the basement of a Greek family before trying to escape by boat to Palestine via Turkey. After being caught by the Nazis, the family was imprisoned on an island and Greenup was sent to live with a family of German sympathizers; she and her parents survived the war.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Rena Greenup. 2002
Alternative Title
Rena Greenup : 2002
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Greenup, Rena (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
2002
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Rena Greenup discusses her experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Greenup, a Sepharic Jew originally from Thessaloniki, Greece, was a child when the war began. Her family moved to Athens and were hidden in the basement of a Greek family before trying to escape by boat to Palestine via Turkey. After being caught by the Nazis, the family was imprisoned on an island and Greenup was sent to live with a family of German sympathizers; she and her parents survived the war.
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 ; 2002
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Thessalonikē (Greece)
Athens (Greece)
Limnos (Greece : Municipality)
Greenup, Rena
Moudros (Greece)
child survivor
Identifier
TLC_0145
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Hersch Altman, Rena Greenup, Location 89/4
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