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Digital Photograph - Newly Arrived Migrant Family Standing Near Temporary Accommodation, Ringwood East, 1955 Image Reg. No: MM 111042

Description Of Content:
A father, mother, two boys and two girls standing outside a brick house, with a weatherboard house behind them. The father is wearing overalls.

This photograph shows the Ellerbock family standing at the corner of a house, Ringwood East, July 1955. This was the first photograph of the family in Australia after they emigrated from Upper Austria in July 1955. Their sponsor arranged for the Ellerbock family to have temporary accommodation from their arrival in July 1955 to May 1956. The family is standing at the front of the house, with wooden dwelling in left of frame, in Railway Avenue, Ringwood East. According to the family, this may have been the space where the family was accommodated.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - First Home & Family
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: Ellerbock, John snr; Ellerbock, John jnr; Ellerbock, Ingrid; Ellerbock, Herb; Ellerbock, Anna snr; Ellerbock, Anna jnr
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Ringwood East, Victoria, Australia, Jul 1955

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother.
Photographer: Unknown

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