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Title Oral History with Dr Ungar
Date n.d.
Document Type Oral History (Video)
Name Ungar, Dr
Date of Recording n.d.
Duration 00:16:53
Reference Interview.Israel Unger
Library / Archive Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Description Dr Isreal Ungar arrived from Poland as a Jewish refugee in 1951. He explains how his family fled to Canada to escape anti-semitism in Poland. Coming first to Paris, after being smuggled across the Polish border, the family arranged for a cousin in Canada to sponsor them and immigration was granted.
Theme(s) Displaced Persons and Refugees; Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation
Country (from) Poland; France
Country (to) Canada
Places Tarnow, Poland; Paris, France
Ports Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Le Havre, France
Nationality Polish; Jewish
Ships MV Goya
Keywords Second World War, foreign occupation, liberation, anti-semitism, discrimination, health and sickness, medical examination, child migration, chocolate, food, religion, passport
Language English
Copyright Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21