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A copy of a bound typescript entitled TO AMERICA WITH A SHIPFUL OF WORLD WAR II REFUGEES: DIARY OF FALL 1950 by Gwen Rossler. Originally written in German, translated in March 1990 in Madison, Wisconsin, by Gwen Rossler. The diary covers the time between September 27 an October 24, 1950, and describes Gwen Rossler's journey from Camp Grohn near Vegesack in Germany via Bremerhaven and New Orleans to New York.
Photos, newsletter articles (by M.J. Ekstrand) and transport ship newsletter pertaining to Ekstrand's experience as a nurse aboard the USAT Gen. Harry Taylor. In 1949-1950 the ship carried European displaced persons to America.
Memoir of Salme Lang covering the years 1941-1944 in Estonia, 1944-1945 in war-time Germany and 1945-1950 in the displaced persons (DP) camp in Augsburg, Germany.
Collection consists of materials (correspondence, reports, articles, conference booklets, etc.) pertaining to the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America; Displaced Persons; World Congress of Free Ukrainians; Shevchenko Centennial; Ukrainians in Brazil; congressional leaders; the Ukrainian American newspaper "Ameryka" and periodical "Ukrainian Bulletin; Ukrainian Catholic Church in Philadelphia; and the publication "The Ukrainian Heritage." Included are also photographs.