The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee, Sunday Morning, February 26, 1950

Refugees Dig Into Cotton Patch And Find The Promised Land

Mississippi Latvians Discover New Horizon, Sledge Furniture Plant Opened With Expert Craftsmen, Hope Buoyed For Future

New Industrial Life Brought To Sledge By DPs From Latvia, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee, Sunday Morning, September 2, 1951

Callicott To Tell Rotarians About Latvians Friday, The Tate County Democrat, Senatobia, Mississippi, Thursday, November 25,1948
Story of Martin Staks, One of A DP’s Successful Transition To A New Life, Daily News, Jackson, Mississippi, November 28, 1949
Displaced Persons Display Gratitude To Their Sponsor, Special to The Commercial Appeal, July 3, 1949
Mississippi D.P.s Tell Europe Work Brings Happiness In U.S., Special to The Commercial Appeal, August 27, 1949

DP Dream of Happiness in the Delta Dulled by Entry of Boll Weevil, Memphis Press-Scimitar, October 24, 1949, by Edward L. Topp, Jr., Press-Scimitar Staff Writer

65 Children of Latvian DP’s Get Delta Party, Jackson Daily News, Jackson, Mississippi, December 21, 1949

Latvian Children Xmas Party Guests, Jackson Daily News, Jackson, Mississippi, December 22, 1949

Precious Tribute Paid To U.S. as 74 Latvian DPs Donate Blood, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee, Wednesday Morning, August 15, 1951

New Land of Opportunity Open for Displaced Persons As The Tate County Democrat, Senatobia, Mississippi,
Thursday, November 25, 1948

Latvia 1918-1968
New Arrivals Here, The Tate County Democrat, Senatobia, Mississippi, Page Nine
Mississippians Find Pleasure Bringing D.P.’s To United States, The Commercial Appeal, May 8, 1949, by Rhea Talley
11 New DP’s Enrolled At State College, Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi, February 5, 1950

11 DP’s Are Enrolled At Mississippi State, Daily News, Jackson, Mississippi, February 5, 1950

February 25, 1950

‘Vali’ Finds Jazz, Cokes Good As Waltzes, Lemonade, by Bert Craig, Daily News, Jackson, Mississippi, August 31, 1950

Latvian Refugees Show Appreciation To Lions Meeting, Daily News, Jackson, Mississippi, November 5, 1950
Delta Provides New Homes, Hope For War Area Refugees, Mississippi Agricultural and Industrial Board, August 1952
Latvian D.P.’s Will Dedicate Church At Senatobia Today, The Commercial Appeal, Jackson, Mississippi, March 5, 1950, by Dr. H. L. Martin
Preparations for Arrival of DPs Are Made at Port

Groups To Leave For N.O. Today To Be on Hand for Arrival of Displaced Persons

Chief of Refugee Service in City, Says DP Camps Can Be Emptied in Two Years

The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 13, 1949

Orleanians Welcome 843 DPs to America by Virginia Ellison, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana
Wanderings of 843 DP’s Happily Ended by Hal Yockey

The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Monday, March 14, 1949

876 Refugees from /Europe Arrive on Second DP Ship, by Virginia Ellison, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1949
Latvian Astronomer Among 1357 DPs Landing at Port, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, Wednesday, September 7, 1949
Displaced Person Honored At City Hall, The Times-Picayune, Thursday, December 21, 1950
Latvians Treasure Their Liberty Here, by Roland Smith, The Commercial Appeal, Jackson, Mississippi, June 21, 1953

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