Family of refugees in Belgium about to leave for Canada
Arthur Kleistbergs, his wife Rosa, son Arthur (2 1/2), daughter Vinette (5), at Arcades du Cinquantenaire in Bruxelles, Belgium before leaving for Canada as refugees. Inscriptions on the reverse read: 'International Refugee Organization United Nations Specialized Agency HQ US zone Germany. No: 51598. Photo by: Davis Pratt'. The International Refugee Organization operated between 1947 and 1952.
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Object no. ANMS0214 ANMM Collection Gift from Barbara Alysen
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