Anne prefers to work at the small desk when writing, reading and studying.
'Only with a certain time allocation laid down from the start and with each one having his own duties, could we have hoped to live through the situation. Above all the children had to have enough books to read and learn. None of us wanted to think [about] how long this voluntary imprisonment would last.'
A day in the Secret Annex
The people in hiding are on a tight schedule.More
The shared kitchen
(Photo of the refurnished secret annex: Allard Bovenberg)
Learning and reading
Otto en Edith Frank take into account that hiding could be for a long period of time. They bring school books for their daughters.More
The people in the Annex pass the time by reading and studying.