Anne Frank House receives archive





Relatives of Anne Frank will loan a collection of photographs and letters to the museum housing the Jewish teenager's hiding place during World War II to mark next week's 60th anniversary of the publication of her diary.

The material, which comes from the Anne Frank archive in Basel, Switzerland, and from Anne's cousin, Buddy Elias, includes photos of Anne, her sister, Margot, her mother, Edith and her father, Otto, that have rarely or never been on public display.

The Netherlands NOS news reported Thursday that much of the material has been recently catalogued for the first time. Anne Frank Museum spokeswoman Patricia Bosboom confirmed the NOS report was accurate, but declined to comment further pending an announcement Monday.

Anne Frank wrote her diary while she and her family hid in a tiny annex to an Amsterdam warehouse for 25 months during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands...



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