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East Rochester MLA/Senior High Library: Oswego Refugees (History Unfolded Project)

Oswego Refugees at Fort Ontario

Choose one article from each box for a total of three articles.

Camp at Fort Ontario

From the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY)


From the Daily News (New York, NY)

From the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY)

From the Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, TX):

From the Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa):


One Year Later: A Two-Part Series in the Democrat and Chronicle

From the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY)

This is a three-part series of in-depth articles on the Oswego camp and the life of the refugees. These articles were published around the one year anniversary of the camp opening.


Jewish American Perspective: Oswego, New York, Welcomes "Token Refugees" (8/11/44)

From the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle (Milwaukee, WI):