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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: Refugee children stand in line as they wait to go on an outing; Munich. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors of the Holocaust...

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: 1949-08-16 

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...

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: 1953-09-18 

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...

Date: 1953-09-17 

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...

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...

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: 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...

Date: 1954-10-20 

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...

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...

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:  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...

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