Accession Number: NEKHC:2012.8

Object: Cloth

Category: Refugee; Ellen Rawson; Kindertransport; Life after the Holocaust

Physical Description:  White cloth with red edging. Embriodered in a multi-coloured floral pattern

Information on Item: This cloth forms part of the Ellen Rawson Collection. Ellen came over to England on the Kindertransport..

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This cloth belonged to Ellen Rawson. Ellen was born in 1922 in Königsberg, East Prussia. The family lived there happily during Ellen’s early childhood. They kept many of the Jewish holidays, and religion was an important part of family life. Ellen left for England on the Kindertransport in June 1939. Ellen’s brother, Gert, came to England on an agricultural work permit. After leaving for England, Ellen never saw the rest of her family again.