She liberated Vienna’s young women

Michael Haas has written a fascinating post on Eugenie Schwarzwald, founder of a school that educated Anna Freud, Helene Weigl, Vicki Baum and hundreds more young women who were liberated from patriarchal tyranny. She was also an important patron of modernism, employing Arnold Schoenberg as a music teacher and Oskar Kokoschka for art.

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Sports class for the girls of the Schwarzwald school on the roof of the Herrenhof Café

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