Items tagged migrant hostels in MV Collections

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  • Suitcase - Red Vinyl, Vietnam, 1978 Object

    Suitcase - Red Vinyl, Vietnam, 1978

    This red vinyl suitcase was used by Cuc Lam, on her journey from Vietnam to Melbourne in 1978. In it she carried the few possessions brought to Australia by herself and her husband. Cuc ...

    Images: 9
  • Watch - TELDA, Women's, Gold, circa 1968 Object

    Watch - TELDA, Women's, Gold, circa 1968

    TELDA women's watch belonging to Cuc Lam, a Vietnamese refugee. The watch was given to her as a keepsake by her older sister when she passed her school exams. It was one of the few meme ...

    From: Melbourne, Australia Images: 4
  • Shorts - Draw-String, Floral Cotton, circa 1978 Object

    Shorts - Draw-String, Floral Cotton, circa 1978

    Pair of floral cotton draw-string shorts worn by Huu Minh when he escaped from Vietnam in 1978. Huu wore these shorts to disguise himself as a fisherman during the escape. Huu and his w ...

    Images: 3
  • Shorts - Draw-String, Green Striped Cotton, circa 1978 Object

    Shorts - Draw-String, Green Striped Cotton, circa 1978

    Pair of green striped cotton draw-string shorts worn by Huu Minh when he escaped from Vietnam in 1978. Huu wore these shorts to disguise himself as a fisherman during the escape. Huu an ...

    Images: 3
  • Shirt - Collarless, Brown, Vietnam, circa 1978 Object

    Shirt - Collarless, Brown, Vietnam, circa 1978

    Collarless brown shirt worn by Cuc Lam in May 1978 during her escape from Vietnam. Cuc wore this shirt with a pair of black pants to disguise herself as a fisherman during her escape. ...

    Images: 3
  • Shirt - Cuc Lam, Collared, Blue, 1978 Object

    Shirt - Cuc Lam, Collared, Blue, 1978

    Blue collared shirt made by Vietnamese refugee Cuc Lam. Cuc purchased the material to make this blue shirt, so that she wouldn't appear too drab when she arrived in Australia. Cuc escap ...

    Images: 3
  • Pouch - Pink Silk, Vietnam, pre 1978 Object

    Pouch - Pink Silk, Vietnam, pre 1978

    Pink silk pouch used by Cuc Lam when she escaped from Vietnam in May 1978. Cuc used this pouch to keep the few personal mementos she brought with her safe during the boat ride from Viet ...

    Images: 2
  • Watch - ACCRO, Men's, Metal, circa 1950s Object

    Watch - ACCRO, Men's, Metal, circa 1950s

    ACCRO men's watch which belonged to Huu Minh, a Vietnamese refugee. It was one of the few personal possessions he brought with him on his journey to Australia. Huu escaped from Vietnam ...

    From: Melbourne, Australia Images: 3
  • Bull Ornament - Tenerife, 1969 Object

    Bull Ornament - Tenerife, 1969

    Bull Ornament purchased by the Nina Nicoletti at a shop in Tenerife in 1969 as a memento of the migration journey to Australia. Ports such as Tenerife (one of the Canary Islands of Nort ...

    From: Tenerife, Spain Images: 2
  • Trunk - Ammunition Chest, Travelling, circa 1939-1945 Object

    Trunk - Ammunition Chest, Travelling, circa 1939-1945

    Wooden trunk, which was previously an ammunition chest, made circa 1939 - 1945. It was salvaged by Ukrainian refugee Orian Wenhrynowycz, from many littering the countryside whilst he wa ...

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