Membership Card - Issued to Karina Nartiss, Latvian National Society in Exile, 1947 Document Reg. No: SH 911660

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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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.10 cm (Height), 14.70 cm (Length)

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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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: On card: LATVIESU TAUTAS KOPIBA TRIMDA/DALIBNIEKA KARTE No. 10022/Nartiss Karina.
User: Ms Karina Nartiss, Germany, 1947-1948

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