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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Trompetter, Jack
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Jack Trompetter 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. Trompetter, who was born in Amsterdam in 1942, was put into hiding by his parents at three months old and went from a Quaker children's home to the home of a rural Dutch family in Heino where he was sheltered for the remainder of the war. He gives an overview of his parents' experience in the Holocaust in the Netherlands, discusses the challenges faced by his family coming back together at the end of the war, and answers questions.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Jack Trompetter. 2005
Alternative Title
Jack Trompetter : 2005
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Trompetter, Jack (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
2005
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Jack Trompetter 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. Trompetter, who was born in Amsterdam in 1942, was put into hiding by his parents at three months old and went from a Quaker children's home to the home of a rural Dutch family in Heino where he was sheltered for the remainder of the war. He gives an overview of his parents' experience in the Holocaust in the Netherlands, discusses the challenges faced by his family coming back together at the end of the war, and answers 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 ; 2005
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Quakers
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Tilburg (Netherlands)
Heino (Netherlands)
Treblinka (Concentration camp)
Sobibór (Concentration camp)
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp)
Trompetter, Jack
child survivor
Identifier
TLC_0155
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Jack Trompetter, Location 89/4
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