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Certificate - Holy Communion, Issued to Claire Wieser, Bozen, 1933 Document Reg. No: HT 16978

Holy Communion certificate received by Claire French (nee Wieser) in Bozen in 1933. It was brought to Australia by the family when they migrated from Germany in 1951. Claire was born in South Tyrol, of German ethnicity, she spent four years at school in Italy so she could inherit the family property. The Wieser family's migration experience, is one of statelessness and displacement, both during World War II and afterwards, and of continual movement and fracturing of the family upon their arrival in Australia.
Large cream coloured paper certificate, with coloured picture of children carrying candles.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr Claire French, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 292 mm (Height), 192 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: german communities, german immigration, cultural identity, religions, certificates
Themes this item is part of: Wieser Family Collection, Wieser Family, German Migrants, 1951, Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: religious materials
Inscriptions: Printed in red: Dem lieben Kinde Klara Wiefer/zur/Grinnerung an die erfte heilige Kommunion.
Handwritten in black: Bozen, 21.XB 1933 9 Gandolf Mur/ Caligovnt lofour
Place & Date Issued: Bozen (Bolzano), Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, 1933
User: Dr Claire French, Bozen (Bolzano), Bolzano-Bozen, Italy, 1933

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