Leaflet - Department of Immigration, Duties of Australian Citizenship, circa 1950s Document Reg. No: HT 605

Summary:
Document issued by the Commonwealth Department of Immigration, detailing the duties and privileges of Australian Citizenship, circa 1950s. It may have been issued to the Condurateanu's as they prepared to depart for Australia from Europe or after their arrival.

Barbara Condurateanu was a Romanian refugee who spent World War II in a Russian POW camp and being repatriated back to Romania, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp. In the camp she met fellow Romanian refugee Nicolae Condurateanu, who had spent World War II in a German POW camp. The couple married in 1948 at the A1 Heetre Camp and immigrated to Australia in 1950, where Nicolae worked in a Tea factory and Barbara at the Four and Twenty Pie factory. They had no family in Australia and had to rely on each other for support eventually purchasing a house and establishing a life in their new country.
Description:
Typed leaflet issued by the Department of Immigration detailing the duties and privileges of Australian Citizenship.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 33.40 cm (Height), 20.40 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Text: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION
Issued By: Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, circa 1950s
User: Barbara Condurateanu, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s
User: Nicolae Condurateanu, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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