8-Year-Old Anne Frank Plays in a Sandbox on a Summer Day, 1937

anne frank kid shotBefore Anne Frank was forced into hiding during World War II, there was a time when she, her family and friends could do normal things that many people take for granted. Like play in a sandbox on a warm summer day. In the shot above, Anne is 2nd from the left. More photos of Frank can be viewed at AnneFrank.org. And here you can watch the only known video showing the world’s most famous memoir writer.

H/T @MiaFarrow

Related Content:

Anne Frank: The Only Existing Video Now Online

Anne Frank’s Diary: From Reject Pile to Bestseller

Google Brings History to Life with 42 New Online Exhibitions

by | Permalink | Comments (0) |

Support Open Culture

We’re hoping to rely on our loyal readers rather than erratic ads. To support Open Culture’s educational mission, please consider making a donation. We accept PayPal, Venmo (@openculture), Patreon and Crypto! Please find all options here. We thank you!

Leave a Reply

Open Culture was founded by Dan Colman.