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AJDC emigration transport buses leave from Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2019.562 | RG Number: RG-60.7111 | Film ID: 4477

EXT two buses loaded with Holocaust survivors and luggage, one with “AJDC TRANSPORT” visible on the side. Luggage from the top of one bus being unloaded. Sign on side of bus: “FRANCE TO SO. AMERICA” Men on sidewalk talk through the bus windows, shaking hands with children on-board. Another bus shows an additional sign, “FRANCE TO AUSTRALIA.” Children can be seen through the bus windows. People shake their hands through the window. Street views. Pan right to newsreel jeep with the sign “METRO JOURNAL.” Closer view of the signs on the exterior of the bus: “AJDC TRANSPORT” and “FRANCE TO AUSTRALIA,” and the windows where refugees can be seen looking out.


Duration
00:01:24
Date
Event:  circa 1946-1948
Locale
Paris, France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-22 13:11:44
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