Ellen Rawson: Letter 1 Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. Accession Number: NEKHC:2013.18 Object: Letter Physical Description: Paper, fountain pen ink, and printed ink. Information: This letter forms part of the Ellen Rawson Collection. It was written in 1941, pertaining to the internment of Ellen's younger brother in the United Kingdom under a blanket scheme which targeted potential enemy aliens, based on nationality, during the Second World War. Further Information This letter forms part of the Ellen Rawson Collection, 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. As the family were Jewish, their business and home was taken from them during the Holocaust. Ellen survived as she was sent away from the increasing persecution to England on the Kindertransport, however her parents were murdered by the Nazi regime. One of Ellen's brothers, Gert, was also able to leave for England on an agricultural work permit. This letter is from 1941 and pertains to Gert's internment by Britain under a blanket scheme targetting potential enemy aliens, due to his German nationality, during the Second World War. Information: The National Holocaust Centre and Museum takes all reasonable measures to ensure we are not infringing on the rights of others. If you are the owner of the copyright or related rights in any of the material from our collections on this website, or you believe that the material may be subject to a third party ownership or another legal claim, and you believe its use infringes your intellectual property or any other rights, please contact us on [email protected] We endeavour to resolve objections in a timely manner, and will withdraw affected materials from the website until the matter is resolved. The information you provide will be treated as confidential and will be used only in connection with this enquiry.