Kalinski, Jakob.Holocaust Center of Northern California1 folder.Contains a United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration office certificate, issued at Feldafing displaced persons labor camp, in Germany.Contact InformationCatalog Record
American Refugee Committee (Minneapolis, Minn.)Minnesota Historical Society66.0 cubic feet (66 boxes) and 1 oversize folder, 1 partial box.Domestic and international program records, organizational files, correspondence, subject files, publications, printed material, and newspaper clippings from the American Refugee Committee (ARC), a humanitarian relief non-governmental organization, with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ARC conducts activities across the world in many regions including Africa, Asia, the Middle East, South America, the Balkans, and many others. Included in the domestic files are records related to the committee's response to Hurricane Katrina. ARC was founded in 1978 by Neal Ball initially to handle the resettlement of refugees, mainly Cambodians, following the Vietnam War.Contact InformationCatalog Record
University of California, Irvine - Southeast Asian Archive0.1 Linear feet (2 compact discs in 1 folder)This collection consists of 497 scanned photographs of refugee camps and cemeteries in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong taken by Anh-Thai Quang Dinh in 1988 and 2007.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Dinh, Anh-Thai Quang.University of California, Irvine0.1 Linear feet (2 compact discs in 1 folder)This collection consists of 497 scanned photographs of refugee camps and cemeteries in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong taken by Anh-Thai Quang Dinh in 1988 and 2007. One compact disc consists of photographs by Dinh in August 2007 of camps in Malaysia and Indonesia, primarily Pulau Bidong and Galang and cemeteries and gravestones of "boat people" who died in and around those camps. A second compact disc consists of photographs by Dinh in 1988 of people and scenery in and around Hong Kong refugee camps, including Chi Ma Wan, Collinson, and Kai Tak.Contact InformationFinding AidCatalog Record
Piłsudski Institute of America.New York State Historical Documents36 linear ft.Included are statistical data, memoranda, minutes, correspondence, accounts, and other documents relating to activities, including cultural and educational activities that took place in Polish displaced persons camps in Germany after 1945. References to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) are included.Contact InformationCatalog Record
University of California, Irvine - Southeast Asian Archive15.4 linear feet (19 boxes)This collection is comprised of 55 artifacts collected by Guire Cleary and Jade B. Ngoc Le from Southeast Asian refugees. Cleary is a Franciscan friar of the Episcopal Church who served as assistant director of the Tolstoy Foundation in San Francisco, California. Le is the former director of the United States Catholic Conference transit center in San Francisco. The artifacts in this collection are mostly Hmong or Iu Mien in origin and were left behind by refugees at the Travelodge Transit Center in San Francisco. During 1979-1983, San Francisco, California was the entry point for over 50,000 refugees each year who arrived in the United States from refugee camps in Asia. Other artifacts were collected in the San Francisco area. The artifacts include clothing, cooking materials, English language exercise books, and identification cards.Contact InformationFinding Aid
Bernstein, Philip S. (Philip Sydney), 1901-American Jewish Archives1 folder.Correspondence regarding the emigration of refugees in the displaced persons camps in Europe (written from London, England, 1946-1947). Given to Bernstein by Herbert A. Fierst as part of a letter sent May 16, 1969. Originals returned to Fierst.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Motivans, Joseph.University of Wisconsin, La Crosse - Murphy Library3 sound tape reels (ca. 360 min.) Motivans discusses living on a farm in Latvia during the time of the Soviet and German occupation and later fleeing Latvia as a child with his family in 1944. He details the journey to Germany, where his family lived in refugee camps until 1949, when they immigrated to the United States to work as sharecroppers in Mississippi. Motivans also describes his feelings about communism, his service in the Korean War, his education as a sociologist, and his career at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse.Contact InformationCatalog Record
Women's Refugee Commission.Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library36,200 items (55.6 lin. ft.)Collection includes audiovisual materials (interviews, Voices of Courage luncheons, and footage from trips to refugee camps); field and research reports; children, education, and youth program materials; foundation files; former board and commission member files; Reproductive Health program materials and reports; Livelihoods program materials and reports; files from Executive Director Carolyn Makinson; detention and asylum files; and media binders for the Women's Refugee Commission. Countries represented include Cambodia, Afghanistan, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Thailand, Myanmar, Israel, Guatemala, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, Liberia, Kosovo, Iraq, Zambia, Tanzania, the United States, and others. Acquired as part of the Archive for Human Rights.Contact InformationRelated MaterialCatalog Record
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