Search the collections
Letter - Approval of Naturalization, Minister of Immigration to Zofia Kozuch, 19 Jun 1961 Reg. No: HT 3464
- Letter to Zofia Kozuch from AR Downer, Minister for Immigration, advising that her application for naturalization has been approved, dated 19 June 1961. Zofia Antoniszyn was born in 1909 in Czestochowa in Sosnowiec in south west Poland. Displaced by the war, Zofia and her son, Stefan, left Poland in 1947 and went to Germany where they received displaced persons status. She met Antoni Kozuch in a Displaced Persons Camp near Stuttgart. In 1949 Zofia and Stephan migrated to Australia on the General Ballau. They stayed at Bathurst Migrant Camp for a couple of months and then came to Melbourne. In the mid 1950s Zofia met Antoni Kozuch again at the Polish Club in Elizabeth Street Melbourne. They married and had a son Mark.
- Typed letter, on Commonwealth of Australia Office of the Minister for Immigration letterhead.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Stefan Anthony, 2004
|Dimensions:||20.30 cm (Width), 25.20 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, settlement, immigration policies, refugees, polish communities, polish immigration, immigration selection|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Naturalisation & Citizenship|
|Place & Date Inscribed:||Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 19 Jun 1961|
|Addressed To:||Zofia Antoniszyn, Pascoe Vale, Victoria, Australia, 19 Jun 1961|