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Letter - Education Department to Lili Sigalas, Offer of Employment, 18 Nov 1955 Reg. No: HT 2262
- Letter from the Education Department of Victoria to Lili Sigalas, dated 18th November 1955. It relates to Lili's employment as a correspondence teacher of English between 1955 and 1970, including a break from 1966-70.
Lili Sigalas (nee Vrahamis), born in 1904, migrated to Australia in 1922 to marry Letho Sigalas. The couple were married at the Greek Orthodox Church on Victoria Parade, Melbourne in 1923. They moved in a very sociable set, composed of their own young Greek cousins. They had cars, sophistication and some affluence. Lili travelled abroad frequently, both with her family and with friends. She was active in the Melbourne Greek community and was a member of the International Club and the Greek Red Cross. Letho passed away in 1964 and from 1966 onwards Lili divided her time between Melbourne and Greece. She passed away in Melbourne in the 1990s.
- Typer letter on Victorian Department of Education Letterhead.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2003
|Dimensions:||254 mm (Height), 230 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||education, immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, employment, correspondence|
|Themes this item is part of:||Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922, Sigalas Family Collection, Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - Employment|
|Sender:||Department of Education, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 Nov 1955|
|Addressed To:||Mrs Lili Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 Nov 1955|