Joseph Kovacs Jr.

Hungarian Refugee Family Welcomed To Ann Arbor, February 1957

Hungarian Refugee Family Welcomed To Ann Arbor, February 1957
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Ann Arbor News, February 12, 1957
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Hungarians Resettle Here: The first Hungarian refugees to arrive in Ann Arbor under auspices of the Christian Hungarian International Co-Operative (CHIC) meet the people who are helping to sponsor them here. The Hungarians (far left) are Mrs. Joseph Kovacs, Joseph, jr., who is 11, and Kovacs. Mrs. S. C. McLaughlin of 1210 W. Liberty Rd., with whom the Kovacs temporarily will make their home, is second from right, and Rolland Steeb, who will employ Kovacs in the Steeb Brothers meat packing house at 4435 W. Liberty Rd., Scio township, is at right. They greeted each other in the home of Alex G. Dano, who heads CHIC. The group plans to bring other Hungarian refugees here.
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Eberwhite School Celebrates Birthday of Hungarian Refugee Joseph Kovacs, March 1957

Eberwhite School Celebrates Birthday of Hungarian Refugee Joseph Kovacs, March 1957
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Ann Arbor News, March 20, 1957
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'Happy Birthday, Joe': Joseph Kovacs, a sixth-grade Hungarian refugee pupil who was 12 yesterday, displays one of two birthday cakes he and classmates shared at a party yesterday in teacher Nick Oddo's room at Eberwhite School. Joseph, who fled Budapest with his parents and enrolled at Eberwhite March 4, was wished "Happy Birthday, Joe," by his classmates.
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