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School #17A
Mar 26, 2012, 10:42:22 am

A lot of students who attended school #17A were listed as orphans in archival records. How did this affect their experiences? Is there any indication that ghetto authorities protected them from deportation, or were they more likely to be killed?  Were there opportunities for them to survive as forced laborers? To what extent was their experience unique?  If you are interested in helping with this, feel free to contact me or leave a message on this thread. We can share information here, as well.

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Posted: Jan 29, 2013 03:25:28 pm

I did not know that a lot of them were orfans. I also picked a couple of students from school 17A, but I had no luck finding any thing, so I ended up picking another student maybe I should have stuck with it, but it was so frustrating for me. Good luck with finding info to support your findings, and that is great if she made it.

Posted: Apr 7, 2013 07:02:20 pm
One of the things that I have noticed about many of the children that I have found to be living in the Orphanage (or that were orphans for that matter) is that they all appeared to be deported at or around the same time. I wonder if this means that they were protected as long as it was humanly possible, but when mass round-ups occurred, they were not entirely exempt from it.