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Object ID

2019.2.294

Object Name

Postcard, Picture

Date

1985

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Description

Postcard of black and white image of statue with postage stamp of statue in top left corner marked “NEDERLAND 15.” Back includes “Amsterdam J.D. Meyerplein” printed in top right corner.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Maximum card real photograph with commemorative stamp of the Dockworker strike of February 22 and 23, 1942. The first major German round up of the Jews of Amsterdam occurred at Jonas Daniël Meijerplein square. Here, 425 Jewish men were driven together on the square and deported to Mauthausen and Buchenwald concentration camps. These raids inspired the February dockworkers strike. Queen Juliana unveiled this statue in 1952 to commemorate the strike.

Dimensions

6 x 4"

Keywords

Netherlands, Antisemitism, Netherlands, Occupation, Dockworker Strike

Subcollection

Netherlands

Maximum Postcard Commemorating the February 1941 Dockworkers Strike Against the Nazi Persecution of the Jews of the Netherlands

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