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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

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: 1947 ca.

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

Photograph

Refugees after Tet

Date: 1968 

Description: Refugees at a Red Cross aid station in Hue shortly after the Tet offensive left much of the city in ruins. This scene was witnessed by American journalist...

Date: 1961-05 

Description: Three refugees posing for a picture in front of a corrugated structure for shade at the Luang Prabang airport, Laos. Two soldiers stand in the background a...

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: 1962 

Description: Medical examination of a boy in a refugee camp in the mountain region of Vietnam on the border of Laos. Treatment provided by a joint MEDICO/U.S. Army huma...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a refugee child acting in a play at a Displaced Persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivors of the...

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: 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...

Photograph

German Refugees

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1968 

Description: Elevated view of refugees after the Tet Offensive, camped out front of their damaged homes. Although not identified, it is believed the image is a street s...

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: Refugees patronizing a "beer-bar," run by invalids at a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.

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: 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

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: Refugees on their way to Bremerhaven, Germany to sail to the United States. The man in the center is Max Neumann, director of HIAS in Germany. On the left...

Date: 1948 

Description: Cyla Tine Stundel and her son, Ksiel, at Farenwald Displaced Persons camp, Germany.

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.

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