Objects & Places from An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum, 1941-1943

Etty Hillesum
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Deventer

This is the town where Etty Hillesum lived with her family until she was in her twenties.

Westerbork

This was built by the Dutch Ministry of Justice in 1939 to house German refugees who had fled to the Netherlands. In 1942, German authorities assumed control of it and turned it into a concentration camp (Durchgangslager).

Amsterdam

This is a large city in the Netherlands. When Etty's diary begins, she is living here.

Silesia

This is a region in Poland.

Cultura

This is a bookstore that specialized in Communist literature.

Ellecom

This is the site of a training center for the Dutch SS.

The SS St. Louis

In 1939, this sailed for Cuba carrying approximately one thousand Jewish refugees.

Theresienstadt

This is a concentration camp run by the Nazis in World War II.

Hat Leven

This is the name of the red-light (prostitution) district in Amsterdam.

The Green Police

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