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Newspaper cutting - Untitled, 9 Nov 1939 Object Reg. No: HT 2276

Newspaper cutting from 9 November 1939 which relates to James and Lili Sigalas' North American tour in 1939. Letho was the son of James Sigalas, a Greek migrant who settled in Australia in 1901 and opened the Anglo-American café in 1906, and the Centenary café, in the mid 1930s, both in Bourke Street. Letho worked in his father's café's and in 1920 was engaged to his cousin Lili Vrahamis. The couple were married in Melbourne in 1923 and had two daughters Danae in June 1924 and Magarita Babette in 1931. Lili and Letho travelled abroad together in 1930, 1939 and 1960.
Small newspaper cutting, roughly cut, black ink on faded paper. Dated at upper centre. Four crosses in ink at lower half of cutting.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 74 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, travel tourism, news clippings, myftar hasan, mytar hasan, domestic economy, f
Themes this item is part of: Sigalas Family Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: media coverage
Inscriptions: Partial title: agraphs
Place & Date Published: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 Nov 1939
Person Named: Mr Letho Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 Nov 1939
Person Named: Mrs Lili Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 Nov 1939

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