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Magazine Cutting - 'The Performer', 22 Nov 1956 Object Reg. No: HT 2730

Pages 9-10 from 'The Performer', dated 22 November 1956. Page 10 refers to the renovation of the Anglo-American Café in an article by Jerry Waight, a friend of Letho Sigalas. Letho was the son of James Sigalas, a Greek migrant who settled in Australia in 1901 and opened the Anglo-American café in Bourke Street in 1906. James also opened the Centenary café, also in Bourke Street, in the mid 1930s. 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. They moved in a very sociable set, composed of their own young Greek cousins, and had cars, sophistication and some affluence.
One double sided printed page. Black ink on cream coloured paper.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.5 cm (Width), 33.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, magazines, greek communities, greek immigration, caf s, news clippings, family businesses
Themes this item is part of: Sigalas Family Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: theatre
Place & Date Published: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 Nov 1956
Person Named: James Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 Nov 1956

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