Swimming Certificate Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. Accession Number: NEKHC:2013.21 Object: Certificate Physical Description: Paper, printed ink, pen. Information: This swimming certificate forms part of the Ellen Rawson Collection. It was awarded to Ellen on 9 July 1934. Further Information This swimming certificate 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. It records that Ellen Herrmann, Ellen's maiden name, achieved the Skull and Crossbones Swimming Certificate on 9 July 1934. Ellen enjoyed swimming as a child, and often went swimming during holidays and for fun. 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. 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.