Victims of Antisemitism: The Anne Frank Huis and Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind – W.U Hstry

Last summer I had the opportunity to travel around Europe stopping in a number of countries. Today I will be looking at two museums I visited, the first in Amsterdam and the second in Berlin. Both …

Source: Victims of Antisemitism: The Anne Frank Huis and Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind – W.U Hstry

The only existing film images of Anne Frank, 1941

July 22 1941. The girl next door is getting married. Anne Frank is leaning out of the window of her house in Amsterdam to get a good look at the bride and groom. It is the only time Anne Frank has ever been captured on film. At the time of her wedding, the bride lived on the second floor at Merwedeplein 39. The Frank family lived at number 37, also on the second floor. (via the Anne Frank House)

Copyright to Anne Frank’s Diary Continues to be Contested

A battle over the copyright for Anne Frank’s World War Two diary is becoming heated as several parties contest the rights to the diary.

Anne’s father, Otto Frank, was one of the original editors of the diary and set up the Anne Frank Foundation to put the diary out for publication. If the foundation’s copyright extension is found to be legal, it could gain rights to the diary for another 35 years.

Anne Frank, a Jewish girl, wrote her diary in Amsterdam while in hiding from the Nazis during the war. She lived in an attic with her family. The Foundation is now threatening legal action against several parties who are planning to publish other editions since the current copyright ends…

Source: Copyright to Anne Frank’s Diary Continues to be Contested

On This Day in 1929 – The Birth of Anne Frank

The York Historian

Annelis Marie Frank, or Anne Frank, is incredibly famous for her diary, which was published in 1947 by her father, Otto Frank. As the story commonly goes, she was a victim of the Holocaust and hid in an annex until she was discovered and met a tragic death at the hands of the Nazis. It is after this point that most people draw a blank. You might know the odd person who has read her diary and is able to comment that it is a deeply moving coming of age tale against the backdrop of the struggle she facedAnne Frank's Diary under Nazi occupation.

On this day, as we remember Anne Frank coming into the world, let us take the opportunity to learn more about her story.

Anne Frank was the younger of two children and had a sister called Margot, who was three years older than her. In 1933, when Anne…

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