Dutch National refugees to the Netherlands 1950- 1961
The family spent the next 10 years (1950-61) living in Den Haag in The Netherlands.
1950 Johan works at a Tennis club
Move to Lonnekerstraat
Johan works at a Tennis club.
Johan starts work at ZHB, Zuid-Hollandsche Bierbrouweij (South Holland Brewery)
Arthur Denis Rusche is born in Den Haag.
Peggy Minke Rusche is born in Den Haag.
Art starts kindergarten in Den Haag.
Johan applied for immigration to the USA. Through the World Council of Churches, The First Baptist Church of Olympia Washington signed up to sponsor our family in the United States.
February 12, 1961
Departed The Netherlands via Holland-America Steamship to America.
February 20, 1961
Arrived in New York, United States of America