Browse Items (15 total)

http://web.archive.org/web/20170709112426im_/http://ncsml.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/e-Frankova_Jana_photo_portrait_9.2012_3_-_Copy_WinCE.jpg
Jana Fraňková was born in Prague just after WWII in 1946. Her Slovak-Jewish mother had been in hiding in southern Bohemia during the War, and her cousin (who lived with Jana and her mother) had spent two years in Ravensbrück concentration camp. Jana…

http://web.archive.org/web/20170609182105im_/http://ncsml.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Handler30.jpg
Jan Kocvara was born in 1946 in Trnava, Slovakia. His father (also called Ján) was a tailor who published a book on tailoring and taught at an apprentice school. After the Communist coup, he was forced to stop teaching and writing and began making…

http://web.archive.org/web/20170609115846im_/http://ncsml.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/e-Malek_George_photo_portrait_at_home_in_California_2012_4_-_Copy_WinCE.jpg
George Malek was born in Tábor in southern Bohemia. His father, Jan, owned a factory that produced auto parts while his mother, Marie, stayed home to raise George and his two brothers. Shortly after the Communist coup in 1948, George’s father’s…

http://web.archive.org/web/20170609033255im_/http://ncsml.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/george-hauner.jpg
George Hauner was born in Prague in 1949 and grew up in the Dejvice neighborhood with his parents and younger sister. His father, originally from Prague, studied architecture but worked in the finance department of the science ministry. His mother…

http://web.archive.org/web/20170609125439im_/http://ncsml.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Handler33.jpg
Charlotta Kotik was born in Prague in 1940. Her father Emanuel was an art historian and her mother Herberta was a musician. Charlotta’s maternal great-grandfather was Tomáš G. Masaryk and, as a result, one of her earliest memories is of an SS soldier…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2