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Registration Card - Issued to Karina Nartiss, Ludwigsburg Resettlement Centre, circa 1948-1949 Document Reg. No: SH 911645 2

Summary:
Registration Card issued to Karina Nartiss by the Ludwigsburg Resettlement Centre, circa 1948-1949. The card states she has registered for Australia as a destination country.

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.
Description:
Buff coloured printed card with name of destination and name handwritten in pencil and number in red pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.50 cm (Height), 10.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, settlement, refugees
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: On Card: 'REGISTERED FOR Australia/Name: Nartiss Karina/Nominal roll number: D196/477 [text in German]
Place & Date Issued: Ludwigsburg, Germany, circa 1948-1949
Issued To: Ms Karina Nartiss, Ludwigsburg, Germany, circa 1948-1949

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