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A young boy who grew up in Nazi Germany before emigrating to the U.S.
Iranian immigrant discusses life in Iran in the 1940s and '50s.
A Jewish immigrant from Apartheid era South Africa.
A Korean girl growing up in a traditional Confucian & patriarchal family in during the war.
Egyptian-born Jew who immigrated to the United States as a young woman.
An immigrant from Chile arriving in 1999 to the U.S.
A Latvian immigrant who arrived in America in 1951 after several years in German refugee camps.
Polish soldier and World War II emigrates to the U.S.
Vietnamese boat person who fled his native land in 1979.
Greek immigrant describes her childhood in Crete and life as an American soldier's wife.
Austrian immigrant of Jewish descent whose family came to the United States prior to WW II.
Immigrant from Venezuela who settled in Florida in mid-1990s.
Growing up in Venezuela and immigrating to the U.S. in 1995.
Jose was born in Mexico, with six years of school.
Mexican immigrant and manager for the migrant labor force at Eckert’s Orchard in Belleville, IL.
Born Martha Roswitha Russler in Auerbach, Germany in 1944.
Former Vietnamese officer's long struggle to flee Vietnam after the war.
Emigrated from Slovenia to the United States in 1933.
A West Bank Palestinian’s journey to the United States.
West German immigrant discusses life in post-war Germany.
A leader in the Stop ERA movement in Illinois from 1972-1982.
Lithuanian immigrant describes life as a refugee in wartime Germany.
Veronica immigrated to United States after receiving a Scholarship in 1999.