Photograph; Ellen Rawson Collection 5 Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. Accession Number: NEKHC:2015.1.12 Object: Photograph Physical Description: Photograph Complete Information: This photograph forms part of the Ellen Rawson Collection. It is from a collection of over 300 photographs of Ellen's family enjoying activities such as swimming and holidaying, before the Holocaust. This photograph shows Ellen's parents, Hans and Margarete. Further Information 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. This photograph shows Ellen's mother Margarete. This photograph is one of a large collection which shows the family's life before the Holocaust. The family often holidayed on the beaches at what was then Swinemunde, which was Ellen's mother's place of birth, and where her maternal family still lived. 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, her parents were murdered by the Nazi regime. 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.