Blima Rock with candy cone for first day of school
Gift of Lenore Geller and Cheryl Duboys
Id no. 2005.P.14, Photograph
Subject(s):  Education, Children
Giving a child a cone filled with candy and small gifts is a tradition for children attending their first day of school in Germany.

Rock was born in Sedziszow, Poland in 1923 and came to the US with her family in 1938. In America, Rock?s first name was changed to Blanche. She married Leon Blonder in May 1945 and became a US citizen in 1946.
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