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German Refugees

Date:  date unknown

Description: A snapshot of postwar refugees in Berlin traveling by railroad boxcar.

Date: 1951-09 

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

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

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: 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: 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: 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...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian girl in a Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) tent. A man is holding Dickey Chapelle's glasses up to the girl's face. She is wearing a patterne...

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: 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: 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: Unidentified refugees learn the tailoring trade; Germany.

Photograph

Young Cuban Boy

Date: 1980-06-04 

Description: Child posing while wearing a "Super Kid" tee shirt and a baseball cap. Photograph is part of a group of images taken of Cuban refugees who had arrived as...

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

Hungarian Refugee

Date: 1957-02-23 

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...

Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1956-11-29 

Description: A woman in a headscarf crosses an improvised bridge in the vicinity of the village of Tamsweg, escaping from Hungary to Austria.

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.

Photograph

War Relief Work

Date: 1950-06-15 

Description: World War II war relief work. Man pitching hay.

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...

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