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Group portrait of teachers and students in a first communion class at the Ursulinen convent school in Vienna.

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    Group portrait of teachers and students in a first communion class at the Ursulinen convent school in Vienna.
    Group portrait of teachers and students in a first communion class at the Ursulinen convent school in Vienna.  

Among those pictured is Romana Schreier, a Jewish girl who survived the war in hiding.

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    Caption
    Group portrait of teachers and students in a first communion class at the Ursulinen convent school in Vienna.

    Among those pictured is Romana Schreier, a Jewish girl who survived the war in hiding.
    Date
    1947
    Locale
    Vienna, Austria
    Variant Locale
    Wien
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Romana Schreier Marin

    Rights & Restrictions

    Photo Source
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: Romana Schreier Marin
    Source Record ID: HCC-Montreal

    Keywords & Subjects

    Photo Designation
    RESCUERS & RESCUED -- Austria

    Administrative Notes

    Biography
    Romana Marin (born Romana Schreier) and her mother survived the war in hiding. After Romana's mother purchased false papers they moved to Warsaw, where Romana lived under the name of Romana Maria Pomajla. After the war, they settled temporarily in Lodz before moving to Vienna. While in Vienna, Romana attended a convent school. She did not discover she was Jewish until she immigrated to Canada in 1951.
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    2005-01-14 00:00:00
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