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Description: The Matiss Briedis family, from Latvia, with some of the Madison men and women who have found them a new home in Madison. Seated are Matiss, 42, former La...
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: Four Latvian refugee children on the steps of their host family, the Allan Dicksons, 5435 Egan Court. In the front row, left to right, are Gundar and Vidvu...
Description: Alfred Hopf, a German Jewish refugee, wearing his uniform and sitting in his taxi, says driving a taxi in Madison is a far cry from his old career as promi...
Description: Lasslo (Larry) Csukardy, a Hungarian refugee, receives the first Valentines of his life from Mrs. Don Andree on the left and Mary Natvig, a teacher at Semi...
Description: World War II war relief services. Man washing milking equipment.
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: "Alfred Hopf makes his final visit to the blood center to give his last pint of blood before his 60th birthday makes him ineligible to donate again. He is...
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...
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...
Description: World War II war relief services. Woman typing.
Description: Lasslo (Larry) Csukardy, a Hungarian refugee, receives instruction about operating a tractor from his "American father" Don Andree.
Description: World War II war relief services. Woman using sewing machine.
Description: World War II war relief work. Man pitching hay.
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