Abstract

This paper examines the invaluable contributions of women volunteers to the success of the emigration and resettling of the Kindertransport children. The author portrays the work of the politician Eleanor Rathbone, the Quaker interventionist Bertha Bracey, the Headmistress of Bunce Court School Anna Essinger, three chairwomen of the regional and local committees of the Refugee Children's Movement (RCM), namely Greta Burkill, Professor Edith Morley, and Ruth Simmons, the RCM Treasurer Elaine Blond, Lola Hahn Warburg, a refugee herself, who intervened in the case of difficulties between Kindertransport children and foster parents, and Dorothy Hardisty, the general secretary of the RCM.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1534-5165
Print ISSN
0882-8539
Pages
pp. 57-70
Launched on MUSE
2005-01-06
Open Access
No
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