Photograph 30; Ruth David Accession Number: NEKHC:2016.1.30 Object: Photographs Category: Ruth David; Kindertransport; Life before the Holocaust; Germany. Physical Description: Photograph complete Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. 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. 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 is of the two headmistresses, Miss Brett and Miss Knox, of Oakburn School in Windermere, England. Ruth David had been sent alone to England on the Kindertransport, to save her life in the face of increasing danger from Nazi persecution of Jewish people. Ruth left a large family behind, being one of seven siblings. The family had been living in Fränkisch-Crumbach, Germany, and had experienced increasing anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish measures after Hitler came to power. Ruth remembers Miss Brett and Miss Knox fondly, especially the support they gave Ruth in her education. Ruth remained in England, went on to university and became a high achiever after the end of the Second World War. Ruth's parents, Margarete and Moritz, were murdered during the Holocaust.