Photograph of eight displaced people who were blind and their families after arriving at the Montreal Airport, to be resettled in Canada, 18 January 1951

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Title

Photograph of eight displaced people who were blind and their families after arriving at the Montreal Airport, to be resettled in Canada, 18 January 1951

Subject

Postwar refugees, displaced people who are blind

Description

A photograph of a few of the eight people who were blind and their families who were displaced following the Second World War and sponsored to come to Canada in 1951 by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. They sit, having a coffee and waiting for their next flight to Toronto after first arriving at the Montreal Airport in the early morning hours of 18 January 1951. The majority of individuals are left unnamed, except Karol Gamrot and his guide dog, Utta.

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 [newsclipping]

Citation

Canadian National Institute for the Blind Fonds, box 49, file 11, R3647-0-9-E, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa ON, “Photograph of eight displaced people who were blind and their families after arriving at the Montreal Airport, to be resettled in Canada, 18 January 1951 ,” Envisioning Technologies , accessed December 17, 2017, http://envisioningtechnologies.omeka.net/items/show/49.