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Photograph

Displaced Persons

Date: 1945 

Description: Foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf saying goodbye to Czechoslovakian children after interviewing them about their relief needs.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Photograph by Saul Sorrin of refugees on their way to Bremerhaven, Germany to sail to the United States. The man in the center is Max Neumann, director of...

Date: 1951-09 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of an unidentified refugee.

Date: 1961-05 

Description: A small group of refugees wait with luggage under an awning at Luang Prabang airport, Laos. An armed soldier stands behind them on the right. There is a tr...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The Weinschenker family poses for a portrait in a train car. They are on their way to Bremerhaven, Germany, to sail to the United States.

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Displaced persons camp ambulance drivers standing on a UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) jeep. The man in the front, center,...

Date: 1946 

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...

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:  date unknown

Description: Construction of a mikveh (ritual bath) by religious Jews; Neu Freimann D.P. camp; Munich. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors...

Photograph

Catholic Mass

Date: 1980-07-04 

Description: Catholic mass with Cuban refugees who had arrived as a result of the Port of Mariel exodus, and were housed at Camp McCoy.

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:  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:  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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a man and a woman performing in a theatrical production at a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wis...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boxing match, most likely between refugees, at a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors of the...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified refugees stand near baby carriages at a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.

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: 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...

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