Contemporary cartoon from the Washington Post commemorating 70 years since the transatlantic liner "The St. Louis" was denied entry to Cuba and the United States. See full-sized image for analysis.
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.
Holocaust survivor Sol Messinger describes his experiences attempting to emigrate from Germany to Cuba in 1939 aboard the ship the M.S. St. Louis.
Nine African American students in Little Rock, Arkansas, prepare for their first day of school at Central High School. Elizabeth Eckford is circled in the center.
Movie poster for The Birth of a Nation.