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Description: Saul Sorrin leading General Dwight D. Eisenhower on a tour of the Neu Friemann Displaced Persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of t...
Description: Portrait of Fricis Brakmanis, age 41, and his bride-to-be Maija Smeils, 40, holding their wedding license. Both had spent time in Latvian forced-labor camp...
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.
Description: Secretary of State Fred Zimmerman, left, greets three war orphans visiting Madison under the auspices of the Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary. Left to R...
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: date unknown
Description: Women learning the dressmaking trade at an ORT school in a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivo...
Description: Cyla Tine Stundel and son, Ksiel; Farenwald Displaced Persons camp, Germany.
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: Portrait of Milo Weinschenker, the son of Chaim and Klara Weinschenker. He is sick, tucked into bed.
Description: Unidentified refugees learn the tailoring trade; Germany.
Description: Cyla Tine Stundel's nephew, Jackie Melamedik (her sister Marim's son); Farenwald Displaced Persons camp, Germany. He was the only other member of her famil...
Description: A snapshot of postwar refugees in Berlin traveling by railroad boxcar.
Description: Refugees stand behind supplies in a food warehouse at a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors...
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...
Description: Cyla Tine Stundel's son, Ksiel (top row, left), and friends; Farenwald Displaced Persons camp, Germany.
Description: World War II war relief work. Man pitching hay.
Description: Elevated view of refugees after the Tet Offensive, camped out front of their damaged homes. Although not identified, it is believed the image is a street s...
Description: Portrait of an unidentified refugee.
Description: An Algerian Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) worker inspects an Algerian woman's eye in a tent. The woman is wearing a shawl and a head scarf. The tent...
Description: Hungarian families crossing snowy grainfields into Austria near the village of Andau. They had walked at least ten miles over this terrain in near zero-deg...
Description: Louis Paxon, an engineer from Los Angeles working for an aerial survey firm in Dane County and also a Hungarian refugee, welcomes the Hungarian refugee Las...
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