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AuthorVilms, Peeter
Date Created1994
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Peeter Vilms recalls his youth at Seabrook. Since most adults worked in the fields, children of all cultures at Seabrook were sent to nursery school and day camp. Vilms...
Time Period1949, 1958
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Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionWhen they initially began arriving, Estonian and other refugees were initially housed in Hoover Village, which the company had built in 1944 when the federal housing complex had proved insufficient...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1949-1955
DescriptionIn 1948, Congress passed the Displaced Persons Act. Beginning in April 1949, more than 650 Estonian displaced persons would join the labor force and residential community at Seabrook Farms.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1949
DescriptionWooden barracks in Hoover Village. The dimension of each barrack was 16' X 48'. The photograph is found on page 8 of Vladmar Heitur's album titled "Estonians from Seabrook".
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1949-1955
DescriptionMost of the approximately 40,000 Estonians who ended up in the German Displaced Person camps fled with Nazi troops and officials after the Red Army reoccupied Estonia in the fall of 1944. By 1948,...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1950
DescriptionA group of Estonian and Japanese women pose in front of a doll display in 1950, dressed in traditional costumes.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1949
DescriptionGroup of young cub scouts gathered for a photograph. From Vladmar Heitur album entitled "Estonians from Seabrook: first years starting from 1949". Photograph found on page 31.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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AuthorHeitur, Valdmar
Date Created1949
DescriptionThis photograph was featured in an album by Valdmar Heitur entitled "Estonians from Seabrook: first years starting from 1949". It was part of a chapter on the first week in Seabrook.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1949
DescriptionThe structures of Hoover Village were hastily assembled after the federal housing reached capacity. Although these homes came equipped with indoor plumbing, in comparison to the migrant labor camps,...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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AuthorKangur, Helge Tanme
Date Created1966-09-08
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Helge Kangur recalls her Estonian upbringing at Seabrook. She realizes now how fortunate she was to grow up in such a diverse community. The Seabrook Educational and...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970), 1945, 1950