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Photo credits for the header:

Children aboard the President Harding look at the Statue of Liberty as they pull into New York harbor. They were brought to the United States by Gilbert and Eleanor Harding, 1st June 1939
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Provenance: Steve Pressman
Source Record ID: Collections: 2015.8.1


Jewish children from Berlin and Hamburg arrive at Waterloo Station in London on 2nd February 1939.
Picture credit: ÖNB Vienna, ÖGZ S52/11


Illegal immigrants deported to Mauritius being brought back from exile to Haifa Port, 26th September 1945
Yad Vashem, Archival signature: 4613/637
Picture credit: Government Press Office