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German Refugees

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Refugees traveling by boxcar. Although the location is unidentified it was probably taken by Sigurd Olson in or near Berlin either late in 1945 or early i...

Date: 1947 

Description: The entrance of the area of emigration for refugees from Europe, taken by Louis Koplin; Bremen, Germany.

Photograph

Tibetan Refugee

Date: 1959 

Description: A refugee from Tibet, photographed by journalist Cecil Brown in Sikkim, India, shortly after the Dalai Lama and his followers fled from their country.

Photograph

Refugees Scavenging

Date:  

Description: Snapshot taken by Sigurd Olson of refugees scavenging in military trash bins. Although the location is not identified, it is probably in or near Berlin.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: A Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) worker spoons medicine into a young child's mouth. The child's head is half shaven. Behind them are two women, a youn...

Photograph

Moving Out

Date: 1967-12-26 

Description: Typed note on the back: SGP...UNIPIX North of Hue, South Vietnam: A Vietnamese woman carries her possessions as her home burns behind her. The South Vietn...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three male refugees working as clerks in the office of a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors...

Date: 1946 

Description: Train full of Polish refugees. Photograph taken by Louis Koplin during the time he worked for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; near the Ge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Refugees "horsing around" on the ground. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors of the Holocaust Interviews project. Sorrin, bor...

Date: 1902 

Description: Cave in a hillside occupied by the Lewis family from May 18 to July 4, 1863, during the Civil War siege of Vicksburg. Hundreds of other caves in the vicin...

Photograph

Postwar Berlin

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Men pulling a cart. It was, he wrote, the way "people move their stuff." Although undated, it was taken before June, 1946 when he returned to the United...

Date: 1951-09 

Description: A Moslem refugee from Hindu India in Karachi, Pakistan.

Photograph

Refugees after Tet

Date: 1968 

Description: Refugees at a Red Cross aid station in Hue shortly after the Tet offensive left much of the city in ruins. This scene was witnessed by American journalist...

Date: 1953-05-29 

Description: Etti Gelan, a nurse's aide at Methodist Hospital, gives a drink of water to a male patient, William Laerk of Waukesha. She left her native country of Germa...

Date: 1948 

Description: Cyla Tine Stundel and her son, Ksiel, at Farenwald Displaced Persons camp, Germany.

Date: 1948 

Description: Cyla Tine Stundel and son, Ksiel; Farenwald Displaced Persons camp, Germany.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Refugees on their way to Bremerhaven, Germany to sail to the United States. The man in the center is Max Neumann, director of HIAS in Germany. On the left...

Date: 1980-07-04 

Description: Group of six men posed for an informal portrait. One smokes a cigarette and has a pet squirrel on his shoulder. Another man holds a small U.S. flag. Barrac...

Date: 1946-08-18 

Description: Refugee children learning Hebrew at a displaced persons camp school; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors of the Holo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice cream being sold outside of a "beer-bar" at a Displaced Persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors of the...

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