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Calendar - Romanian, 1949 Document Reg. No: HT 592

Romanian Calander for the year 1949, used by Nicolae and Barbara Condurateanu while in a Displaced Persons Camp in Germany. There are handwritten notes inside which include several addresses, with one in Canberra and a list of names.

Nicolae Condurateanu was a Romanian who was placed in a POW camp during World War II in Germany. He met his wife Barbara, also a Romanian, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp, where Nicolae was Barbara had spent World War II in a Russian POW camp and was meant to have been on a train back to Romania. The couple married in 1948 at the A1 Heetre Camp and immigrated to Australia in 1950, where Nicolae worked in a Tea factory and Barbara at the Four and Twenty Pie factory. They had no family in Australia and had to rely on each other for support eventually purchasing a house and establishing a life in their new country.
Printed 1949 calendar booklet, with Romanian text. Each page represents a week. There are handwritten notes inside the calander.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.30 cm (Height), 7.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: displaced persons, immigration, migrant camps, migrant hostels, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: mementoes
Inscriptions: Text: TALDJEN/ KALENDER/ 1949
Date Made: 1948
User: Barbara Condurateanu, Germany, 1949

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