Dutch scholar in NY seeking copy of postwar filmtags: film, historians
ALBANY, N.Y. — A Dutch scholar is searching history archives for a copy of a black-and-white film her country produced to thank New York's capital for the aid it provided to the Netherlands' oldest city as it recovered from the devastation caused by one of World War II's biggest battles.
Anja Adriaans, an independent scholar working on behalf of Radboud University in Nijmegen, has spent the past week scouring archival collections at the Albany Institute of History & Art, the New York State Library and the Albany County Hall of Records. She's searching for a copy of "This is Nijmegen," a short film the Dutch government commissioned after the war to generate donations for Nijmegen's reconstruction and to thank Albany for donating 300 tons of supplies....
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