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Photo clipping from the New York Times, Photogravure Picture Section, October 21, 1934, depicting James G. McDonald, League of Nations High Commissioner on Refugees, attending a groundbreaking ceremony on October 3, for a new village, Werkdorp Wieningemeer, on the Zuyder Zee in the Netherlands.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 64428

Photo clipping from the New York Times, Photogravure Picture Section, October 21, 1934, depicting James G. McDonald, League of Nations High Commissioner on Refugees, attending a groundbreaking ceremony on October 3, for a new village, Werkdorp Wieningemeer, on the Zuyder Zee in the Netherlands.

The original New York Times caption reads: "Holland offers asylum to the exiles from Germany: James G. McDonald, High Commissioner of the League of Nations for German Refugees, drives the first pile into the ground as work starts on a new village to be built on land reclaimed from the Zuyder Zee."

Date
1934 October 03
Variant Locale
Holland
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of James McDonald
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