Johnson, Refugee Child, about hand-colored woodcut on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation -Mary
In pictures: Early years of Palestinian refugees - Newly digitised archive photos from the UN agency UNRWA provide a visual insight into the lives of early Palestinian refugees. They were created in two main waves - from the Middle East war of 1948, a... - Despite the upheaval, schooling continued and there are now more than 700 UNRWA schools, providing an education for about half-a-million children.
This content resource is an interactive tour of Ellis Island. Students can explore different rooms in the main building at Ellis Island, and can view original photographs, listen to audio, or watch video.