Address given by Jean Monnet on the first European passports (7 October 1953)

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On 7 October 1953, Jean Monnet, President of the High Authority of the ECSC, presents the first European passports to certain European officials in Luxembourg which enable them to cross the borders of the Six without hindrance.

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Source: Remise des Passe-Ports Européens / Jean Monnet.- Luxembourg: 07.10.1953. CLT-UFA, Luxembourg. - SON (00:03:38, Montage, Son original).
CLT-UFA, 45, Boulevard Pierre Frieden, L-1543 Luxembourg.

Photo: Remise des nouveaux passeports européens. Théo Mey, 7/10/1953. Noir et blanc.
Photothèque de la Ville de Luxembourg, 10 rue Eugène Ruppert, L-2453 Luxembourg.

Copyright: (c) CLT/UFA

Photo: (c) Photothèque de la Ville de Luxembourg

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Jean Monnet presenting the new European passport (1953)