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Letter - Lili Sigalas to Danae & Babette Sigalas, Matson Line, 12 Jun 1939 Reg. No: HT 2715
- Letter from Lili Sigalas to her daughters Danae and Babette, written at sea on route to Los Angeles, on the Matson Line, 12 June 1939. It was written during Lili and Letho Sigalas' 1939 tour of North American.
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. They had two daughters Danae in June 1924 and Magarita Babette in 1931. They travelled abroad together in 1930, 1939 and 1960. They were in Greece when war was declared in 1939.
- Cream coloured A5 size page folded in half with letterhead in upper left corner printed in blue. Handwritten in blue ink on each side of paper.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2004
|Tagged with:||immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, correspondence, travel tourism, holidaying, families, pacific islands|
|Themes this item is part of:||Sigalas Family Collection, Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Inscriptions:||Upper left corner: MATSON LINE/OCEANIC LINE/ CALIFORNIA*HAWAII*SOUTH SEAS*NEW ZEALAND* AUSTRALIA
Upper right corner: S/S Mauipoza / at Sea / 12.6.1939
Extensive handwritten text.
|Sender:||Mrs Lili Sigalas, United States of America, 12 Jun 1969|
|Addressed To:||Babette Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 12 Jun 1939|
|Addressed To:||Miss Danae Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 12 Jun 1939|
|Organisation Named:||Matson Line, Hawaii, United States of America, 12 Jun 1939|
|Place Named:||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America|
|Place Named:||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|