The Urban Asylum at Dalldorf was built in 1880s Berlin and was a comparatively good facility to be at. In 1920, a young woman was admitted who refused to reveal her identity for two whole years. The staff called her Miss Unknown. When she finally started talking, a rumor spread that Miss Unknown was actually one of the Romanov daughters who had survived the murders of the Tsar of Russia and his family. Checked out of Dalldorf and housed by supporters, “Anna”, as she now called herself, was questioned by friends and family of the Romanovs who were determined to get the truth out of her- was she an imposter, or their lost Anastasia?
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