Kindertransport Memory Quilt Square

Quilt 2, Square 16

Artist:  Helga Newman

Which town and country did you come from?
Vienna, Austria

When did you leave?
May 1939

Where did you go in England?

Who took care of you in England (family, hostel, school, or other)?
Taken in by Jewish family

How old were you when you left the institution or family to fend for yourself? 15

Did any of your family survive the war and if so, who?
Both parents

Were you reunited with any of your family after the war and if so, with whom?
My mother in 1945. My father in 1946.

Why and when did you leave England and where did you go?
1952 — came to U.S. to see if my parents would be happier here.

Helga Newman


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