Clemens Kalischer | The Sun Magazine #7

Clemens Kalischer

Clemens Kalischer was born in Bavaria, Germany, and immigrated to the United States in 1942. His photographs appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, and Time. He died in 2018 at the age of ninety-seven.

— From June 2023

Photographs By Clemens Kalischer

Three years after the end of World War II, thousands of people remained stranded in European displaced-persons camps. Some sought and gained asylum in the United States, where they hoped to start a new life. Having recently taken a beginners’ class in photography, Clemens Kalischer was drawn to the New York City waterfront to record the arrival of the displaced persons.

February 1998
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