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Relocation of displaced persons

Film | Accession Number: 2003.213 | RG Number: RG-60.4178 | Film ID: 3024

INT, processing center for IRO (International Relief Organization). Families line up at desks where young men and women review their identity papers, create new documents, and arrange for them to emigrate to North America (Canada, United States), and various countries in South America. They are fingerprinted as well. VS, CUs of the refugees talking to the IRO workers. Expressions on the faces of refugees range from terrified to elated. 01:03:23:28 CU of a set of identity papers being created for a young woman, and her fingerprints being imprinted on the back of the paper. The same action is now viewed in a MS, where the young woman's family is visible as well. Footage has been staged for the camera in order to capture the entire process.

Film Title
IRO Master
Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:02:11
Event Date
1946
Locale
Linz, Austria
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:14
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