Photograph of a few of the eight individuals who were blind, sponsored to come to Canada by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 1951.

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Title

Photograph of a few of the eight individuals who were blind, sponsored to come to Canada by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 1951.

Subject

Postwar refugees, people who are blind

Description

This image, taken 18 January 1951, is of a few of the eight displaced people and their families who arrived in the early morning hours on this date at the Montreal Airport. They were met by members of the CNIB who sponsored them to come to Canada. The photograph depicts from left to right, CNIB acting superintendent, J.A. Godin, Marihane Gamrot, Liane Gamrot and Karol Gamrot with guide dog Utta, CNIB vice-chairman, R.W. Stafford, Karlis Grekers, Zelma Grekers

Creator

Canadian National Institute for the Blind Fonds, box 49, file 11, R3647-0-9-E, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa ON

Source

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Publisher

Carleton University's Disability Research Group

Date

18 January 1951

Coverage

Montreal, Canada

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Original Format

photograph [news clipping]

Citation

Canadian National Institute for the Blind Fonds, box 49, file 11, R3647-0-9-E, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa ON, “Photograph of a few of the eight individuals who were blind, sponsored to come to Canada by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 1951.,” Envisioning Technologies , accessed December 17, 2017, http://envisioningtechnologies.omeka.net/items/show/48.