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Card - A Gift From the People of the United States, circa 1957 Reg. No: HT 842
- Card 'a Gift from the People of the United States' given to Julius Toth, circa 1957. Julius migrated to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary in 1957. Leaving his family in Hungary, he survived a dangerous journey alone to escape across the border to Austria. He was only able to bring a few possessions with him including his moulding tools, cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
- Cream coloured card with blue text and American flag in top left hand corner.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Julius Toth
|Dimensions:||7.60 cm (Height), 10.30 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, cards, immigration policies, refugees, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||Text: A gift from the/PEOPLE of the UNITED STATES/through The Escapee Program.|
|User:||Mr Julius Toth, Austria, circa 1957|
|Issued By:||United States of America, circa 1957|
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