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Young women and teachers pose for a group picture at the children's home of Chateau de la Hille.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 44699

Young women and teachers pose for a group picture at the children's home of Chateau de la Hille.

Seated in foreground, from left: Almuth Koenigshoefer, Else Rosenblatt, Dela Hochberger, Lixie (Alix) Grabkowicz, Inge Helft and Edith Moser. Second row, kneeling, from left: Ilse Wulff, Margot Kern. Girl at right, possibly Martha Storosum.

Rear row, from left: Inge Joseph, Ruth Schuetz, Friedl Steinberg, (head in rear) Ruth Herz, Edith Goldapper, (head in rear) unidentifiable, Ruth Klonower, (head in rear) Helga Klein, Inge Schragenheim, teacher Irène Frank, Ilse Bruenell, Rita Leistner.

Helft and Hochberger were caught fleeing to Switzerland in 1943, then deported and murdered in Auschwitz. Koenigshoefer, Rosenblatt, Moser, Wulff, Kern, Joseph, Goldapper, Klonower and Schragenheim escaped illegally to Switzerland in 1943 and survived. The others were hidden in Vichy France and survived.

Date
Circa 1941 - 1945
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Vera Friedlaender
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Record last modified: 2010-06-07 00:00:00
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