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Leaflet - Hallo Melbourne Itt Budapest, Petofi Szinhaz, 31 Oct 1958 Document Reg. No: HT 873

Leaflet advertising a show by the Petofi Szinhaz, 'Hallo Melbourne itt Budapest' to be held at the Melbourne Town Hall on 31 October 1958. It was used by Hungarian immigrant Julius Toth. In 1957 Julius came to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary, leaving his family in Hungary, he survived a dangerous journey alone to escape across the border to Austria. He was only able to bring a few possessions with him including his moulding tools, and cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
White leaflet printed on one side only with black text in Hungarian.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 17.80 cm (Height), 13.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: entertainment, theatre, theatrical performances, immigration, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: events
Organisation Named: Petofi Szinhaz, Hungary, Oct 1958
User: Mr Julius Toth, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1958
Place & Date of Event: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 Oct 1958

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