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Marriage Certificate - Issued to Karina Zars & Aloizijs Nartiss, Germany, 25 May 1946 Document Reg. No: SH 911657

Summary:
Marriage Certificate for Karina Zars and Aloizijs Nartiss, dated 25 May 1946. The certificate records that both were born in Latvia, Karina on 9 February 1925 and Aloizijs on 26 May 1924. Their occupations are recorded as a music student and draughtsman respectively.

In 1947 Karina and Aloizijs had a daughter, Liga. They migrated to Australia in 1949 after spending time in a displaced persons camp in Ludwigsburg in West Germany from 1948-49. In Australia Karina, who had trained as a dancer, worked as a photographic model and was featured on the last paper 10 Pound note, issued in 1956.
Description:
Rectangular certificate on white paper, discoloured with age, printed, with typewritten additions. Two stamps on lower left corner stamped wit h town of Sillenbuck stamp. The same stamp, larger, on bottom centre of certificate.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.00 cm (Height), 14.90 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, marriage customs rites, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, certificates, refugees, ethnic groups
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: Text: Heiratsurkunde Sillenbuch/Aloizijs Nartiss/Karin Zars UNRRA/Zars Karina.
Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, 1946
Place & Date Issued: Stuttgart, Germany, 25 May 1946
Issued To: Aloizijs Nartiss, Stuttgart, Germany, 25 May 1946
Issued To: Ms Karina Nartiss, Stuttgart, Germany, 25 May 1946

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