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S.S. Quanza: Journey of Refugees from Lisbon to Norfolk

Presenter: 
Greg Hansard
Duration: 
(00:04:29)

In this video, VHS Assistant Editor Greg Hansard tells the story of the "S.S. Quanza" in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience."