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Calendar - Romanian, 1949 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 WWII 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 WWII 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
|Dimensions:||10.30 cm (Height), 7.30 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Inscriptions:||Text: TALDJEN/ KALENDER/ 1949|
|User:||Barbara Condurateanu, Germany, 1949|