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Certificate - Issued to Karina Zars, By Latvian National Committee, 27 Oct 1945 Reg. No: SH 911659
- Certificate issued to Karina Zars (later Nartiss) by the Latvian National Committee, dated 27 October 1945. The certificate states that Karina Zars, born on 9 February 1925 was looked after in the Latvian camp in Fischbach, and is now going on a journey to Kiel to look for her family.
Karina married goldsmith Aloizijs Nartiss, born 26 May 1924, and the couple had a daughter Liga in 1947. In 1949 they migrated to Australia 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.
- Printed white paper certificate, rectangular with typewritten details in German. The Latvian National Committee stamp on lower left next to signature. Six stamps, several signatures and dates on the back.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
|Dimensions:||14.80 cm (Height), 20.80 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, families, world war ii 1939-1945, immigration, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, settlement|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||THE LATVIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE/FISCHBACH-NURNBERG/Bescheinigung [German text].|
|Place & Date Issued:||Fischbach, Germany, 27 Oct 1945|
|Issued To:||Ms Karina Nartiss, Germany, 28 Oct 1945|