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Leaflet - Commonwealth Employment Service, Commencement Of Employment, 1950 Document 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 33.90 cm (Height), 20.90 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, refugees, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Employment
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Issued By: Commonwealth Employment Service (CES), Wodonga, Victoria, Australia, 1950
Issued To: Barbara Condurateanu, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1950
Place Named: Walwa, Victoria, Australia, 1950

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