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56-480-01 to 56-480-13
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- Roberts, Olive B.
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3 photographs : negatives, b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
7 photographs : negatives, b&w; 10 x 12.5 cm
3 photographs : negatives, b&w; 6 x 6 cm
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(01) Premier T.C Douglas extends a welcome on behalf of the province to the first group of Hungarian refugees to arrive in the city. His remarks are interpreted by Mr. Paul Trebas. Clayton Hotel.
(02) Hungarian Refugees, Clayton Hotel. Mr. John Lilks still clutching the Hungarian flag which the refugees made aboard ship, sits down with his wife Louise to be registered.
(03) A former Hungarian high school teacher is interviewed by an interpreter while being registered. He is accompanied by his two children.
(04) Behind the scenes, Mr. A.R. Mackie of Regina Civil Defense assisted by Red Cross volunteers and others, tackle the job of finding accomodation for the first Hungarian refugees to arrive in the city. The refugees were temporarily taken care of at the Clayton Hotel in Regina where this picture was taken.
(05) Victor Korompry, a Hungarian mining engineer is interviewed upon his arrival December 21st in Regina. His 8 year old son, already wearing a western gun belt, stands by his side. Photographed at the Clayton Hotel during registration of refugees.
(06) Hungarian refugees. Union Depot December 21, 1956. Harvey Dawes, C.K.C.K. T.V. announcer, interviews Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kesmarky, Susan (6) and Klara (2 1/2) through Mr. Paul Trebas (right).
(07) Hungarian refugees. Clayton Hotel. December 21, 1956. 12 year old Juliovo Hegrgi and brother Tohn dig into a Canadian chocolate bar while waiting for their parents in the Clayton Hotel reception centre.
(08) Hungarian refugees. Clayton Hotel. December 21, 1956. 12 year old Juliovo Hegrgi and 2 year old brother Tohn sample a Canadian chocolate bar while an interpreter recruited locally and a Canadian Red Cross volunteer look on.
(09) Hungarian refugees. Clayton Hotel. December 21, 1956. 12 year old Juliovo Hegrgi and 2 year old brother Tohn sample a Canadian chocolate bar supplied by Gloria Clark, a Canadian Red Cross Volunteer.
(10) Hungarian refugees. Clayton Hotel. December 21, 1956. An official reception on the evening of December 21st gave Provincial and Civic officials an opportunity to extend a welcome to the first group of Hungarian refugees. On the platform, left to right, Mrs. Cooper, M.L.A., at microphone - Mr. W. Papp - one of two interpreters present, Honourable Mr. Fines, Honourable Mr. T.C. Douglas, Mr. J.O. Probie, Mayor R.H. Hammond, Honourable C.C. Williams, Rev. Father A. Goski.
(11) Hungarian immigrants are taught a lesson in English. Mrs. Irene Blewett of Regina teaching a class of basic english to Hungarian immigrants at the Clayton Hotel.
(12) Hungarian immigrants are taught basic english. The young Hungarian immigrant children are taught English by Mrs. Sheila Serl of Regina.
(13) Hungarian immigrants are taught basic english. Mr. R. Dorritt of Adult Education, gives a language text to Mrs. B. McMath who is instructing a class of basic english to the Hungarian immigrants. Hungarian reception centre was the Clayton Hotel, Regina.
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56-480-01 to 56-480-13
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