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Anne Marie Yellin collection

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    Collection containing 4 photographs of Anne Marie Yellin posing outdoors with groups of girls; in some images, girls are dressed in white robes and posing with Catholic nuns. Anne Marie Yellin survived the Holocaust by hiding in convents in Belgium.
    inclusive:  1943-1944
    Collection Creator
    Anne M. Yellin
    Anne Marie Feller (later Yellin) was the daughter of Hermann Feller and Frieda Happ Feller. She was born in Chemnitz, Germany in December 6, 1938. With her family, Anne Marie fled Germany to Belgium. In May 1940, Germany invaded Belgium and began instituting antisemitic decrees. When Germany began deportations, Anne Marie went into hiding with the help of Andree Guelen (Herscovici) from the Committee for the Defense of the Jews (CDJ), an organization devoted to the rescue of Jewish children. She was placed in hiding in the convent St. Antoine de Padue, outside of Brussels. The convent's Mother Superior hid a total of ten Jewish adults, twenty-eight Jewish children, British parachutists, resistance fighters, and various weapons.

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Administrative Notes

    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Anne Marie Yellin in 2002.
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