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E.J. van Det School Memorial

 
 
Deaf School Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
1. Deaf School Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In het gebouw
Hortusplantsoen I
werden door de Duitse bezetter
bijna alle bestuursleden,
vele leerkrachten en de meeste leerlingen
van der E.J. van Detschool,
nijverheidsschool voor meisjes (1931-1943) weggehaald en vermoord.

Wij zullen hen nooit vergeten.

[English translation:]
In this building, Hortusplantoen 1, the German occupiers took away nearly all the board members, many teachers and most of the students of the E.J. van Det Vocational School for Girls (1931-1943) and murdered them.

We shall never forget them.
 
Location. 52° 21.975′ N, 4° 54.344′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is at the intersection of Hortusplantsoen and Weesperstraat on Hortusplantsoen. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hortusplantsoen 1, Amsterdam, North Holland 1018 TZ, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J.C. Amman School Memorial (a few steps from this marker); de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf (within shouting distance of this marker); De Hortus (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Woonhuis familie Nunes da Costa / Residence of the Nunes da Costa Family
E.J. van Det School Memorial Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
2. E.J. van Det School Memorial Marker - Wide View
(about 150 meters away); Het Arsenaal / The Arsenal (about 180 meters away); Adriaan Morriën (about 210 meters away); Hugo de Vries (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Walter Süskind (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .  E.J. van Det School (Joodsamsterdam / Jewish Amsterdam, in Dutch). "...The school was so named because EJ van Det devoted his entire life to the promotion of education and vocational education. He worked for public education for many years, after which he was the director of the municipal office for career choice and director of numerous institutions....The buildings are from 1896. The van Det School was designated as a Jewish school from October 1941 to September 1943. The van Det School still exists, and is now a pedagogical institute located on IJsbaan road. (Submitted on September 28, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. Holocaust
 
Categories. EducationWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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