“If peace reigns over the world, I will be able to achieve my goal”

Vilna, Poland, 1940. Class Essay

“How I See Myself A Year from Now,” an essay by Golde Aronson, a student in the sixth grade of the Sholem Aleichem School in Vilna, Poland. She wants to study nursing, but it depends on many things, including her finances, and whether the world will still be at war.


Digitization of this artifact has been made possible by the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project.