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Object ID

2014.1.95

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1-1-1947

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Description

Front: An image of two refugee sisters, Hela and Ester Feld. Verso: A stamped date and handwritten information about the image.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: AP Wirephoto with information recto:"A NEW WORLD --Orphaned sisters Hela, 11, and Ester Feld, 14, beam with joy as they start on the first stage of their journey from an IRO administered center at Aglasterhausen, Germany, to their new home in Toronto, Canada. The Polish born Jewish orphans fled with their parents to Russia when the Germans invaded Warsaw. The parents died in 1942. The children are en route to the home of a Mrs. Rotman of 228 Palmerston Avenue, Toronto."

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 8"

Keywords

Ester Feld, Hela Feld, IRO, Poland, Warsaw, Toronto, Refugees, Children, Associated Press

Subcollection

1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood

Refugee Sisters Find New Home

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