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Photograph - Bonegilla United Soccer Team, Framed, 1956 Image Reg. No: HT 94

Framed photograph of the Bonegilla United Soccer Team, taken in 1956. It is part of a collection of material which relates to the Dereani family's time 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.
Framed black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Image of the 12 members of the 1956 Bonegilla United Soccer Team. Four men are crouched at the front of the photograph and the others stand around and behind them.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Georgina Dereani, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.00 cm (Height), 1.50 cm (Width), 26.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: sport, soccer, italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: recreation
Inscriptions: Typed on front: BORDER DISTRICT SOCCER ASSOCIATION/ SEASON 1956/ BONEGILLA UNITED SOCCER TEAM/ BACK (various text listing team members)
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1956
Place & Date Used: Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1956-1959

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