Marie Schmolka and the Group Effort

TitleMarie Schmolka and the Group Effort
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsHájková, Anna
JournalHistory Today
Pagination36 - 49
Date Published12/2018

The article examines the crucial role of Prague Jew social worker, Marie Schmolka in the Kindertransports, the scheme organized by British stockbroker Nicholas Winton to rescue Jewish children from Central Europe in the days leading up to the Second World War. Topics discussed include family background of Schmolka, social work of Schmolka upon joining the Czechoslovak Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO), and female colleagues of Schmolka who played key roles in refugee help.

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