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Card & Envelope - Naturalization Ceremony, Good Neighbour Council, 1960 Document Reg. No: SH 911644

Card and envelope sent to Karina Nartiss prior to her Australian citizenship ceremony in 1960. The envelope is a Minister for Immigration envelope and the card has been produced by the Good Neighbour Council.

Born in Latvia in 1925, Karina married Alozijs Nartiss in 1946, their daughter Liga was born in 1947. They migrated to Australia in 1949 after spending time in a displaced persons camp in Ludwigsburg in West Germany from 1948-49. In Australia Karina, who had trained as a dancer, worked as a photographic model and was featured on the last paper 10 Pound note, issued in 1956.
White envelope with typewritten name and address of front, pos t office stamped top right. Printed blue Commonwealth coat-of-arms on back. With card issued by Good Neighbour Council of Victoria, which was enclosed with a card [not held] for identification at a naturalization ceremony.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.20 cm (Height), 10.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, settlement, citizenship, naturalisation, political ideologies
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Mrs. K. Nartiss,/21 Mena Avenue,/CHELTENHAM./MINISTR FOR IMMIGRATION.
User: Ms Karina Nartiss, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1960
Organisation Named: Good Neighbour Council of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1960

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