Accession Number: NEKHC:2016.1.2

Object: Photographs

Category: Ruth David; Kindertransport; Life before the Holocaust; Germany.

Physical Description: Photograph complete 

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This photograph forms part of the Ruth David Collection. It is from a collection of almost fifty photographs depicting Ruth's family over an extended period of time, from long before Ruth's birth in the late 1920s, through to the 1940s.

Further Information

This photograph is of Ruth David’s grandmother’s sister, Olga, who as a child Ruth would call ‘Great Aunt Olga’. Ruth's family were Jewish and lived in Germany. In the image Olga is standing with her daughter, Lotte. The picture was given to Ruth by Lotte, who came to England on a Domestic Permit and worked in London all her life. Olga died at a young age, and Lotte became responsible for raising her two sisters. Both of Lotte’s sisters were murdered in the Holocaust.