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Front: Black and white photograph of large ship on the left. Next to it are several smaller boats filled with people. Behind it is the edge of the island with a lighthouse. Back: Pasted newspaper clipping which includes the photo on recto.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: From news clipping attached to wire photo verso:" Escorted by numerous Cuban government boats, the liner St. Louis sails from Havana harbor toward the open sea, its cargo of 917 German refugees denied admittance to Cuba. The ship anchored twelve miles out, the captain fearing mass suicides. Meanwhile, an American committee is attempting to find a haven for those on board."
7 x 9 1/4"
Ship, boat, Lighthouse, St. Louis, Cuba, Havana, Harbor
1939-1941: Concentration:Ghettos, Einsatzgruppen (Mobile Killing Squads); WWII in Europe
"MS St. Louis in Havana Harbor, Cuba" (1939). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2015.2.60.