Photograph; Dorothy Fleming and Mother in 1947. Accession Number: NEKHC:2015.78.7 Object: Photograph Category: Dorothy Fleming; The Dorothy Fleming Collection; Life Before the Holocaust; Austria; Kindertransport 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 Dorothy Fleming Collection. The picture shows Dorothy standing with her mother, Hanna. The photograph was taken in 1947. Further Information This photograph forms part of the Dorothy Fleming Collection. The picture was taken in 1947, and shows Dorothy on the left and her mother, Hanna, in Cardiff, Wales. Dorothy was born Dora Oppenheimer in Vienna, Austria, and as a young child enjoyed family life. Because the family were in increasing danger from the rise of Nazism and persecution of Jewish people, Dorothy and her little sister, Lisi, were sent by their parents to England on the Kindertransport in January 1939. The girls travelled alone as their parents were not able to leave Austria at that time. Dorothy’s father, who had been an optician in Vienna, was later able to secure a permit to come to Britain through the help of a friend. On arrival in England Dorothy and Lisi were temporarily cared for by a foster family in Leeds. As the Second World War broke out and some British cities were evacuated, Lisi moved several times in the next few years, and Dorothy later stayed with an aunt and uncle in Cardiff. At the time of this photograph Dorothy was attending college, which she did between 1946 and 1948. The picture was taken when Dorothy was home from college, with mother and daughter standing in front of a car belogning to Dorothy's father, Erich.