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Card - A Gift From the People of the United States, circa 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 842

Summary:
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.
Description:
Cream coloured card with blue text and American flag in top left hand corner.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.60 cm (Height), 10.30 cm (Length)

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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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
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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