*Late 1930's - German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17 and were placed with families in Britain. Many never saw their parents again.
U.K. Spitalfields Nippers, street children from London's East End, circa 1912, photographed by Horace Warner. The children that lived there in an earlier time inspired the characters in Charles Dickens' novels.