Old Believers Leave Airplane

Original caption: 6/5/1963-New York, NY- The first of some 220 Old Believers, a remnant of a religious sect which fled Russia more than 350 years ago, leave the aircraft upon arriving at Idlewild Airport from Turkey. The group was sponsored for resettlement in the U.S. by the Tolstoy Foundation, named after the Russian novelist Count Leo Tolstoy. They will settle, temporarily, in the states of New York and New Jersey. Representative Michael A. Seighan (D-Ohio), Chairman of the House subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization, has protested the sect's arrival and said that they obtained permission to enter the U.S. "by dressed-up gobbledygook."
Original caption: 6/5/1963-New York, NY- The first of some 220 Old Believers, a remnant of a religious sect which fled Russia more than 350 years ago, leave the aircraft upon arriving at Idlewild Airport from Turkey. The group was sponsored for resettlement in the U.S. by the Tolstoy Foundation, named after the Russian novelist Count Leo Tolstoy. They will settle, temporarily, in the states of New York and New Jersey. Representative Michael A. Seighan (D-Ohio), Chairman of the House subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization, has protested the sect's arrival and said that they obtained permission to enter the U.S. "by dressed-up gobbledygook."
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Bettmann / Contributor
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June 05, 1963
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