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Photograph taken on board SS Arosa Sky, May 1957 (No Restriction) May 1957 DI2014.449.4

Donated to Pier 21, June 11 2005, by Karl Heinz Gwisdek.
SS Arosa Sky arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 24, 1957.

Photograph taken on board SS Arosa Sky, May 1957 (No Restriction) May 1957 DI2014.449.5

Donated to Pier 21, June 11 2005, by Karl Heinz Gwisdek.
SS Arosa Sky arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 24, 1957.

Photograph taken on board MS Anna Salén, June 1952 (No Restriction) June 1952 DI2014.221.17

Donated to Pier 21, April 15 2002, by Peter Hessel.
Peter Hessel was born in Chemnitz, Germany in 1931. He departed from Bremerhaven, Germany on June 16, 1952 and arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia on board MS Anna Salén on June 25, 1952. He then took the train to Toronto.

Photograph taken on board General W.C. Langfitt, 1948 1948 DI2015.420.5

Donated to the Museum by Jenny Sennett, September 26, 2006.
Jenny Sennett (nee Galaburda) immigrated to Canada with her father, Anton Galaburda, and mother, Zina Galaburda. The family were originally from Poland and departed from Germany. Zina was originally from Latvia. They sailed on board General W.C. Langfitt and arrived in Canada on October 3 1948.

Photograph taken from the side window of a train car, November 1950 (No Restriction) November 1950 DI2013.839.35

Donated to Pier 21, May 18 2007, by Bohumir Ribek.
Bohumir Ribek lived in Czechoslovakia until he was displaced by the Second World War. He was originally denied International Refugee Organization assistance, but successfully appealed the decision in the fall of 1949. Bohumir immigrated to Canada in October 1950 and settled in Val d'Or, Quebec.

Photograph taken from SS Waterman, July 1957 (No Restriction) July 1957 DI2013.1558.33

Donated to Pier 21, July 19 2008, by Helen Meyer.
Helen Meyer (Meijer) immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands with her father, H. J. Meijer, her mother and her two sisters. They arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in July 1957 on board SS Waterman and made their way to Montreal, Quebec.

Photograph taken from SS Waterman, July 1957 (No Restriction) July 1957 DI2013.1558.46

Donated to Pier 21, July 19 2008, by Helen Meyer.
Helen Meyer (Meijer) immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands with her father, H. J. Meijer, her mother and her two sisters. They arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in July 1957 on board SS Waterman and made their way to Montreal, Quebec.

Photograph taken from SS Waterman, July 1957 (No Restriction) July 1957 DI2013.1558.36

Donated to Pier 21, July 19 2008, by Helen Meyer.
Helen Meyer (Meijer) immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands with her father, H. J. Meijer, her mother and her two sisters. They arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in July 1957 on board SS Waterman and made their way to Montreal, Quebec.

Photograph taken from SS Waterman, July 1957 (No Restriction) July 1957 DI2013.1558.47

Donated to Pier 21, July 19 2008, by Helen Meyer.
Helen Meyer (Meijer) immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands with her father, H. J. Meijer, her mother and her two sisters. They arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in July 1957 on board SS Waterman and made their way to Montreal, Quebec.

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