Photo taken in:PragueCountry name at time of photo:Czechoslovakia, 1945-1989Country name today:Czech Republic
This is a photo of me as a registered nurse. It was taken in Prague in the 1940s. I attended nursing school from 1946 - 1948. The first year after the war, I worked in Prague in a Jewish old-age home as a night nurse. I attended typing and shorthand courses, but I didn't like it too much, I told myself that that wasn't anything for me. I decided to become a nurse, and took a two-year course at a nursing school in Jecna Street. Later, while working, I took an extension in that two-year specialization, and after taking night courses got my diploma. I worked at the Research Institute in the clinical department in nutritional research, later I transferred to the experimental department, where we did experiments on animals.