They demonstrate the strength with which the Franckesche Stiftungen have been able to develop over the past 30 years. In 1990, the buildings were in a very poor state of repair. 42 photographs show the foundations once again in grey. Quotes from former residents, students and working people reveal strong personal ties to the foundations and their spirit.
By 2020, the rescue of the historic buildings will almost be completed. Freundeskreis der Franckeschen Stiftungen, which was founded in 1990 as an act of civic commitment and has supported the foundations ever since, served as nucleus for this.