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

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.
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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