The Secret Annex and the People Hiding In It


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  • The Secret Annex and the People Hiding In It

    1. 1. The hideout of the Frank’s, van Pels’ and Pfeffer during the Holocaust.
    2. 2.  This level was part of the business.  This level was also part of the business, but the members of the annex often used it during non-business hours.  This level was used by the Frank’s and Pfeffer as a bedroom. The bathroom was also on this level.  This level was used as the van Pels’ bedroom, kitchen, and dining area.  The attic was mainly used for storage.
    3. 4. <ul><li>Up the stairs from the private office there was a landing with a bookcase to the left, and storerooms to the right. </li></ul><ul><li>This was no ordinary bookcase though. It was hinged like a door and opened up to another door. </li></ul><ul><li>The Secret Annex was behind both of these “doors.” </li></ul>
    4. 6. <ul><li>A steep flight of stairs was right behind the bookcase and door. </li></ul><ul><li>This led to the room that was used as Mr., Mrs., and Margot Frank’s bedroom at night and the main living area during the day. </li></ul><ul><li>Anne and Pfeffer’s bedroom was also on this floor. This is where Anne’s desk was and where she wrote most of her famous diary. </li></ul><ul><li>All eight people used the one bathroom that was accessible from the living room and Anne’s bedroom. </li></ul>
    5. 8. <ul><li>Born to a banking family. </li></ul><ul><li>Married Edith Hollander on May, 12 1925. </li></ul><ul><li>It was his decision to put his family into hiding. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the sole survivor of his family, the van Pels, and Mr. Pfeffer. </li></ul><ul><li>He got remarried to Elfriede Markovits in 1953. </li></ul><ul><li>Frank died of lung cancer in 1980, at the age of 91. </li></ul>
    6. 10. <ul><li>Born on January 16, 1900. </li></ul><ul><li>Youngest of her brothers and sisters. </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Otto Frank on May 12, 1925. </li></ul><ul><li>Edith and Anne never got along very well. </li></ul><ul><li>Anne stated in her diary that her mother didn’t understand her. </li></ul><ul><li>Edith died on January 6, 1945 at the age of 44, because of exhaustion and malnutrition. </li></ul>
    7. 12. <ul><li>Born on February 16, 1926. </li></ul><ul><li>Three years older than Anne. </li></ul><ul><li>Educationally gifted. </li></ul><ul><li>Named after her maternal aunt Betti. (Margot Betti Frank.) </li></ul><ul><li>Margot’s summons to go to a forced labor camp on June 5, 1942, caused the Frank’s to go into hiding early. </li></ul><ul><li>Followed her mother’s example in life. </li></ul><ul><li>While in hiding Anne stated in her diary that Margot also kept a diary. No traces of her diary have ever been found. </li></ul><ul><li>Died of Typhus, at the age of 19, on around March 9, 1945. </li></ul>
    8. 14. <ul><li>Born on June 12, 1929. </li></ul><ul><li>Received a diary for her 13 th birthday, which she named “Kitty.” </li></ul><ul><li>When Anne and the rest of the members were arrested, her diary was not taken. </li></ul><ul><li>Miep found the diary, kept it for Anne when she would return, and never read it. </li></ul><ul><li>When she didn’t come back, Miep gave her diary to Mr. Frank. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Frank decided to publish her diary and it is now one of the most famous stories in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Anne died within days of Margot, also of Typhus. </li></ul>
    9. 16. <ul><li>Born on April 30, 1889. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a dentist. </li></ul><ul><li>Had a son in 1927 and got divorced to his son’s mother in 1933. </li></ul><ul><li>Met Charlotte Kaletta, but since he was a Jew and she wasn’t, laws at that time wouldn’t let them get married. </li></ul><ul><li>Pfeffer went into hiding with the Franks and van Pels on November 16, 1942. </li></ul><ul><li>Died on December 20, 1944, at the age of 55, from starvation, exhaustion, and enterocolitis. </li></ul>
    10. 19. <ul><li>The second floor served as Mr. and Mrs. van Pels’ bedroom, the kitchen, and the dining room. </li></ul><ul><li>There was a bed, a folding bed, a table, and a kitchen area in the main second floor room. </li></ul><ul><li>Off of this room was Peter van Pels' bedroom. It was a very tiny room with only a bed and stairs leading to the attic in it. </li></ul>
    11. 21. <ul><li>Born on March 31, 1898. </li></ul><ul><li>Had six siblings. </li></ul><ul><li>Married Auguste Röttgen on December 5, 1925. </li></ul><ul><li>In September 1944, van Pels was taken to Auschwitz concentration camp. </li></ul><ul><li>He was assigned to do very hard labor. </li></ul><ul><li>An injury to his hand caused him to stop working. </li></ul><ul><li>Because he was unable to work, he was selected to be disposed of in the gas chambers. </li></ul><ul><li>He was gassed in mid-October 1944. </li></ul>
    12. 23. <ul><li>Born on September 29, 1900. </li></ul><ul><li>Anne portrays her as a very vain person. </li></ul><ul><li>Her date and cause of death are unknown. </li></ul><ul><li>Testimonies have reported her being with Anne and Margot in Bergen-Belsen, but that she wasn’t there when they died. </li></ul><ul><li>It is believed that Mrs. van Pels died either at the Theresienstadt ghetto or on the way there. </li></ul>
    13. 25. <ul><li>Born on November 8, 1926. </li></ul><ul><li>Only child. </li></ul><ul><li>He and Anne developed a relationship while in hiding that slowly evolved into a romantic relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>Sources have said that Peter was gifted academically and a master at carpentry. </li></ul><ul><li>Peter was forced to go on a death march. </li></ul><ul><li>He died about two weeks before the camp he was at was liberated. </li></ul><ul><li>His exact date of death is unknown, but the International Red Cross designated it as May 5, 1945. He died at the age of 18. </li></ul>
    14. 28. <ul><li>The attic was mainly used for storage. </li></ul><ul><li>Anne and Peter enjoyed laying down in the attic and looking out of the skylight. </li></ul><ul><li>The attic was the only place where Anne could catch a glimpse of &quot;a patch of blue sky.&quot; </li></ul>
    15. 31. <ul><li>Miep risked her life to save the people hiding in the annex. </li></ul><ul><li>She brought needed supplies to the annex. </li></ul><ul><li>With the fear of being caught, Miep only brought one grocery bag full of things at a time. </li></ul>
    16. 32. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Http:// </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>