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The Immigration Story of Alice Gibbs (British War Bride)

The Museum reviews and accepts donated personal or family memories and histories into its collection. As a learning institution, the accounts help us understand how individuals recollect, interpret, or construct meaning from lived experiences. The stories are not modified by Museum staff. The point of view expressed is that of the author and not that of the Museum.

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Culture : 
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Language: 
English
Creative Commons: 
Museum use only
Accession Number: 
S2012.2410.1

Story Text: 

Alice (Wallace) Gibbs, War Bride
By Christine Hale (daughter)
My mother came through Pier 21 as a war bride and I was with her—a 13 month old toddler.