Anne Frank: Her life in words and pictures from the archives of The Anne Frank House by Menno MetselaarThis is the indispensable visual guide to the tragic but inspiring story of Anne Frank. Produced in association with The Anne Frank House and filled with never-before-published snapshots, school pictures, and photos of the diary and the Secret Annex, this elegantly designed album is both a stand-alone introduction to Annes life and a photographic companion to a classic of Holocaust literature.
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Her work, The Diary of Anne Frank , has been read by millions. Fleeing Nazi persecution of Jews, the family moved to Amsterdam and later went into hiding for two years. During this time, Frank wrote about her experiences and wishes. Frank's mother was Edith Frank. Anne had a sister named Margot, who was three years her senior. Otto was the only member of his immediate family to survive the concentration camps.
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Eventually they went into hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam on July 6, — exactly 76 years ago. His efforts to get the family to the US likely started as early as — a turbulent year in which Nazi Germany annexed Austria and part of Czechoslovakia and terrorised Jews throughout Germany in the violent Kristallnacht pogroms. Otto Frank wrote in his letter he had filed an application at the American consulate in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam in Even without the loss of their visa application, it would have been difficult for the Franks to emigrate to the US. With hundreds of thousands of people seeking refuge in the US each year by the time war broke out in , Washington was issuing fewer than 30, annual visas. The processing of a visa application also lasted several years and included a huge amount of paper work, affidavits from relatives or friends in the US. A renewed attempt in to get the family to the US failed because all American consulates in Germany-occupied Europe, including the Netherlands, were closed by the Nazis.
Anne Frank. Otto Frank dies at the age of 91 in Basel, Switzerland on 19 August Anne Frank, 1 year old - Frank family. In December Frank followed a similar process to save Opekta. The businesses continued with little obvious change and their survival allowed Frank to earn a minimal income, but sufficient to provide for his family.