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Leaflet - Commonwealth Employment Service, Commencement Of Employment, 1950 Reg. No: HT 834
- Document issued by the Commonwealth Employment Service to Barbara Condurateanu in 1950. The document states that she is to commence work on 25 July 1950 at Walwa Hotel, Walwa, NSW as a housemaid.
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.
- Cream coloured foolscap document with printed and typed text.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2002
|Dimensions:||33.90 cm (Height), 20.90 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, refugees, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - Employment|
|Tertiary Classification:||reference materials|
|Inscriptions:||Text: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA LIST No.5421/21/COMMONWEALTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICE|
|Issued By:||Commonwealth Employment Service (CES), Wodonga, Victoria, Australia, 1950|
|Issued To:||Barbara Condurateanu, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1950|
|Place Named:||Walwa, Victoria, Australia, 1950|