Accession Number: NEKHC:2016.1.21

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. Ruth's family were Jewish and lived in Germany.

Further Information

This photograph shows Ruth David and her older sister Hannah with their father, Moritz. This photograph was taken by Ruth's aunt Liese, who was the sister of Ruth's mother, Margarete. The image was taken in the family garden at Fränkisch-Crumbach, Germany, where the family lived prior to the Holocaust and the Second World War. Hannah and Ruth were sent to England to escape Nazi persecution of Jewish people. They travelled separately, with Ruth coming to England on the Kindertransport. Their parents were murdered in the Holocaust.