50s

Professional Photographers

Jack Birns  / Karaağaç Train Station, Edirne. Early 1950’s.
Turkish women with their fur coats.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951.
Refugees wait to be resettled in Turkey. In the meantime, laundry dries on the wire surrounding the temporary camp.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951.
Women in traditional trousers wait to be vaccinated.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 

Arrival by train.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 

Arrival by train.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 

Arrival by train.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 

Refugees waiting to register at the reception center at the Edirne train station.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks expelled from Bulgaria flee to Edirne, Turkey, 1951. 

Young boy carrying provisions.

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Erich Lessing  / Within a few weeks, some 150.000 ethnic Turks, expelled
 from Bulgaria, arrived by train in Edirne, Turkey,1951.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks, expelled from Bulgaria, arrive by train in Edirne,Turkey,1951.
Refugees carrying their possessions, among them kitchen stoves.

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Erich Lessing  / Ethnic Turks,expelled from Bulgaria, arrive in an Anatolian village where they will settle after their brief stay at the refugee camp in Edirne, Turkey, 1951.

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