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Displaced Persons

Date: 1945 

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

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.

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:  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...

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...

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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: 1980-07-04 

Description: Cuban Family sitting on porch steps with sign on door that says: "Independence 4 of July USA." Photographs made on July 4, 1980, by Archibald of Cuban refu...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Portrait of a refugee child, Milo Weinschenker, wearing sunglasses. He is standing next to a train, as he and his family were about to leave Germany to sai...

Photograph

German Refugees

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1980 

Description: Cuban refugees at Camp McCoy. Three children standing with their arms around each others shoulders. Two wear Woody Woodpecker t-shirts, the other wears a D...

Date: 1950-08-09 

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...

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...

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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.

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: 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...

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: 1953-05-29 

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...

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...

Photograph

Milo Weinschenker

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Weinschenker, the son of Chaim and Klara Weinschenker. He is sick, tucked into bed.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: A Red Crescent doctor is holding an Algerian refugee child who survived a French air attack that killed eighteen people. Behind them is a shepherd's daught...

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