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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: 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: 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...
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: 1947 ca.
Description: A group of unidentified refugees stand near baby carriages at a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.
Description: Members of family seated and standing near the entrance to their home. Photographs made on July 4, 1980, by Archibald of Cuban refugees who had arrived as...
Description: A snapshot of postwar refugees in Berlin traveling by railroad boxcar.
Description: Foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf saying goodbye to Czechoslovakian children after interviewing them about their relief needs.
Description: Catholic mass with Cuban refugees who had arrived as a result of the Port of Mariel exodus, and were housed at Camp McCoy.
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...
Description: Portrait of a refugee child, the Weinschenker's son, wearing sunglasses; Germany.
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: Refugees at a Displaced Persons camp celebrate a soccer victory over another D.P. camp team; Germany.
Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wiscons...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: World War II war relief services. Woman typing.
Description: Three smiling women stand beside a horse-drawn carriage near Two Rivers. The horses are wearing knotted, corded fly nets and blinders. The carriage has a c...
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...
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