Displaced Persons and Postwar America

Following World War II and the Holocaust, the United States provided aid to hundreds of thousands of European Displaced Persons (DPs). American organizations also helped many DPs immigrate to the US. These sources reveal DPs’ experiences as they encountered Americans and United States policies. Through documents, correspondence, films, and other materials, this collection examines how DPs understood and experienced immigration to the US in the wake of catastrophe.

This report is part of the Collaborative Research in the Holocaust HistoryLab.


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