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Book - The Children's Mass Book, A.G. Younes, circa 1955 Document Reg. No: HT 91

Alternative Name(s): Prayer Book

Book 'The Children's Mass Book', published by A.G. Younes, circa 1955. It was used by Italian immigrant Marino Dereani when he attended Mass at Bonegilla migrant camp. The Dereani's immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy in 1955, and spent the first five years of their lives in Victoria at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgina and her husband became staff members at Bonegilla and were allocated private accommodation, which Georgina went to great lengths to make comfortable, purchasing many household items around Albury, NSW.
Mass book, with the cover torn off. The inside of the book has extensive black text and some illustrations.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Georgina Dereani, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.70 cm (Height), 1.00 cm (Width), 8.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, religions roman catholic, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Brought Goods
Tertiary Classification: religious materials
Inscriptions: Printed on frontispiece: The / Children's / Mass Book / A. G . YOUNES / 230 ELIZABETH ST / MELBOURNE, C. 1.
Publisher: A.G. Younes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1955
User: Marino Dereani, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1955-1959

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