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Newspaper - Glasul Patreie, Annual 1, No 9, 1 Mar 1956 Document Reg. No: HT 627

Newspaper 'Glasul Patriei' Annual One, Number 9, printed in Berlin, dated 1 March 1956. This newspaper was probably used to line the wooden container in which the Condurateanu's stored their documents. It may have been obtained by them once they were living in Australia or sent over by relatives.

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.
Cream coloured printed newspaper with some small fading around edges. Two pages, double sided with some illustrations.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42.80 cm (Height), 30.30 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: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: media coverage
Inscriptions: Text: GLASUL/PATRIEI [extensive text with some illustrations].
Printer: Glasul Patriei, Berlin, Germany, 1 Mar 1956
User (Probable): Nicolae Condurateanu, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, post 1956
User (Probable): Barbara Condurateanu, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, post 1956

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