This cartoon, by Francis Knott for the Dallas Morning News, was published on July 7, 1939. It accompanied an editorial that described admitting refugee children to the United States as an “act of simple humanity."
In the Chicago Daily News for November 23, 1938, the cartoonist Cecil Jensen pleaded for world leaders to help Europe’s Jews.
Robert Smallbones, a British diplomat who created a visa program that enabled Jews to escape Nazi-occupied Germany, and his wife, Inge.
Passengers aboard the St. Louis, seeking refuge from Nazi-occupied Europe, wait to find out if they will be allowed entry into Cuba in June 1939.
The story of the rescuer Hiram Bingham in Marseille, France. Courtesy of Michael King Productions, LLC