Search the collections
Membership Card - Issued to Karina Nartiss, Latvian National Society in Exile, 1947 Reg. No: SH 911660
- Alternative Name(s): card
Latvian National Society in Exile Membership card issued to Karina Nartiss, for the period 1947-1948. Karina married Alozijs Nartiss in 1946, and 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.
- A folded rectangular card with the member's name, birth date and place and place of residence handwritten in front. Latvian District Committe e stamp. Two vertical red stripes on left of front of card. The card is pink. On reverse, inside divided into a. 20 squares with year and month; b. 12 squares. member's signature on back.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
|Dimensions:||21.10 cm (Height), 14.70 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, settlement, refugees, 396 sydney road brunswick, born 25 03 1927, certificate no 284, arrived australia 04 11 1929|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||On card: LATVIESU TAUTAS KOPIBA TRIMDA/DALIBNIEKA KARTE No. 10022/Nartiss Karina.|
|User:||Ms Karina Nartiss, Germany, 1947-1948|