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Medical Certificate - Issued to Karina Zars, Germany, 1 Dec 1945 Document Reg. No: SH 911656

Medical Certificate issued to Karina Zars in Stuttgart, Germany, dated 1 December 1945. Born in Latvia in 1925, Karina married Alozijs Nartiss in 1946, their daughter Liga was born in 1947. 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.
White rectangular certificate printed on paper with typewritten details and black and white photograph stapled to certificate.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.70 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, immigration, healthcare medicine, marriage customs rites, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, refugees, ethnic groups, health checks
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: medical records
Inscriptions: Hautklinik des/stadt Krankenhauses Stgt/Arztliche Bescheinigung. UNRRA/Zars Karina.
Place & Date Issued: Stuttgart, Germany, 1 Dec 1945
Issued To: Ms Karina Nartiss, Stuttgart, Germany, 1 Dec 1945

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