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  • 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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  • Bedspread - Brown & Orange, Cotton, circa1970s Object

    Bedspread - Brown & Orange, Cotton, circa1970s

    Bedspread, used at Enterprise Migrant Hostel, circa 1970s-1980s. This bedspread is an example of the standard types of basic items (towels, bedding and utensils) issued to migrants upon ...

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  • Trunk - Travelling, Dereani Family, circa 1955 Object

    Trunk - Travelling, Dereani Family, circa 1955

    Travelling trunk used by the Dereani Family, when they migrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy in 1955. They also brought two suitcases and a bag, filling them with as much as they co ...

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  • Towel - Blue & White Stripe, circa1970s Object

    Towel - Blue & White Stripe, circa1970s

    Bath Towel, used at Enterprise Migrant Hostel, circa 1970s-1980s. This towel is an example of the standard types of basic items (towels, bedding and utensils) issued to migrants upon ar ...

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  • Towel - Orange & White Stripe, circa1970s Object

    Towel - Orange & White Stripe, circa1970s

    Bath Towel, used at Enterprise Migrant Hostel, circa 1970s-1980s. This towel is an example of the standard types of basic items (towels, bedding and utensils) issued to migrants upon ar ...

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  • Clock - Smiths Industries Ltd, Walk Clock, circa 1978 Object

    Clock - Smiths Industries Ltd, Walk Clock, circa 1978

    Wall clock used at the Enterprise Hostel, circa 1978 -1992. It was manufacted by Smiths Industries Ltd, circa 1978. Meal times at the Enterprise Hostel were regulated, and this clock wo ...

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  • Plaque - Enterprise Hostel, Springvale, 29 Oct 1970 Object

    Plaque - Enterprise Hostel, Springvale, 29 Oct 1970

    Plaque issued to commemorate the official opening of the Enterprise Hostel on 29 October 1970. The name 'Enterprise' was chosen to reflect a sense of connection between the different 'w ...

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  • Bedspread - Green, Red & Blue, Cotton, circa1970s Object

    Bedspread - Green, Red & Blue, Cotton, circa1970s

    Bedspread, used at Enterprise Migrant Hostel, circa 1970s-1980s. This bedspread is an example of the standard types of basic items (towels, bedding and utensils) issued to migrants upon ...

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  • Shield - 'Hostel of the Year', Commonwealth Accommodation & Catering Services Ltd, 1963 -1980 Object

    Shield - 'Hostel of the Year', Commonwealth Accommodation & Catering Services Ltd, 1963 -1 ...

    Shield was awarded to the best migrant hostel of the year. This competition compared all the migrant hostels, government guest-houses and non-migrant hostels operated and managed by Com ...

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  • Memorial Trophy - Hostel Garden of the Year, Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, 1964 -1975 Object

    Memorial Trophy - Hostel Garden of the Year, Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, 1964 -1975

    Trophy awarded annually to the migrant hostel in Victoria with the best kept garden. The award commemorates William Funnell, a former Secretary for the Department of Labour and National ...

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  • Trophy - 'Best Decorated Dining Room', Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, 1960 -1976 Object

    Trophy - 'Best Decorated Dining Room', Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, 1960 -1976

    Trophy awarded annually to the migrant hostel in Victoria with the best dining room Christmas decorations. This award was created by Commonwealth Hostels Ltd and was judged by General M ...

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  • Sign - Dining Room, Enterprise Hostel, circa 1970 Object

    Sign - Dining Room, Enterprise Hostel, circa 1970

    Sign used in the Enterprise Hostel dining room, it was printed by Commonwealth Hostels Limited, circa 1970. This sign is an example of the often strict and regimented nature of migrant ...

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  • Sign - The Company's Overall Objective, Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, circa 1970 Object

    Sign - The Company's Overall Objective, Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, circa 1970

    Sign used in the Enterprise Hostel, it was printed by Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, circa 1970, and has been signed by the General Manager of Commonwealth Hostels Ltd R. Bruce Brown. The si ...

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  • Clipboard - Wood & Metal, 1970 Object

    Clipboard - Wood & Metal, 1970

    Clipboard used by Victor Sikich, from 1970 to 1988, one of the managers employed at the Enterprise and Broadmeadows Migrants Hostels. Victor began working with Commonwealth Hostels Limi ...

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  • Dessert Spoon - Metal, circa 1980s Object

    Dessert Spoon - Metal, circa 1980s

    Dessert spoon used in the dining room of Enterprise Migrant Hostel, circa 1980s. The inscription CACS stands for Commonwealth Accommodation and Catering Services, who managed the hostel ...

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  • Dessert Spoon - Metal, circa 1970s Object

    Dessert Spoon - Metal, circa 1970s

    Dessert spoon used in the dining room of Enterprise Migrant Hostel, circa 1970s. The inscription CH stands for Commonwealth Hostels Ltd, who managed the hostel from its opening in 1969 ...

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  • Sign - Duty Manager, Enterprise Hostel, circa 1978 Object

    Sign - Duty Manager, Enterprise Hostel, circa 1978

    Duty manager sign, used by Victor Sikich one of the managers employed at the Enterprise Hostel. Victor began working with Commonwealth Hostels Limited in 1959, (renamed Commonwealth Acc ...

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  • Gloves - Evening, Pink, circa 1959 Object

    Gloves - Evening, Pink, circa 1959

    Pair of gloves purchased by Georgia Dereani in 1959 for a staff ball in Block 19 at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trie ...

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  • Purse - Clutch, Pink Beaded, circa 1959 Object

    Purse - Clutch, Pink Beaded, circa 1959

    Pink beaded clutch purse purchased by Georgia Dereani in 1959 for a staff ball in Block 19 at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia ...

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  • Photo Album Covers - Orian Wenhrynowycz, Timber, 1948 Object

    Photo Album Covers - Orian Wenhrynowycz, Timber, 1948

    Pair of timber photo album covers made by Mr Orian Wenhrynowycz in1948. Orian made four sets of timber photo album covers, while at Bonegilla in 1948 using tools he had brought from Ukr ...

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  • Doily - Light Brown Cotton, Crochet, circa 1958-1959 Object

    Doily - Light Brown Cotton, Crochet, circa 1958-1959

    One of three crocheted doilies made by Georgia in Bonegilla between 1958-59. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent ...

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  • Doily - Light Brown Cotton, Crochet, circa 1958-1959 Object

    Doily - Light Brown Cotton, Crochet, circa 1958-1959

    One of three crocheted doilies made by Georgia in Bonegilla between 1958-59. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent ...

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  • Doily - Light Brown Cotton, Crochet, circa 1958-1959 Object

    Doily - Light Brown Cotton, Crochet, circa 1958-1959

    One of three crocheted doilies made by Georgia in Bonegilla between 1958-59. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent ...

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  • Dress - `Vedova Allegra' (Merry Widow), circa 1959 Object

    Dress - `Vedova Allegra' (Merry Widow), circa 1959

    Alternative Name(s): Ballgown Dress purchased by Georgia Dereani in 1959 for a staff ball in Block 19 at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated ...

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  • Record - Bimbo/Happy Birthday Song, Playcraft Records, 1957 Object

    Record - Bimbo/Happy Birthday Song, Playcraft Records, 1957

    Record 'Bimbo/Happy Birthday Song' produced by Playcraft Records, circa 1957. It was given to Marino Dereani for his birthday on 9 October 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant ...

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  • Container - Wood, circa 1950 Object

    Container - Wood, circa 1950

    Wooden box used by Nicolae and Barbara Condurateanu to store special documents. Nicolae Condurateanu was a Romanian who was placed in a POW camp during World War II in Germany. He met h ...

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  • Baby Bath Tub - Galvanised, circa 1955 Object

    Baby Bath Tub - Galvanised, circa 1955

    Galvanised baby bath tub, circa 1955. It was used by the Dereani family to bathe their infant son Marino when they migrated from Italy in 1955. The Dereani's immigrated to Australia fro ...

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  • Plane - Wood & Metal, circa 1930s Object

    Plane - Wood & Metal, circa 1930s

    Wooden box shaped plane, circa 1930s. It was brought to Australia by Orian Wenhrynowycz when he migrated to Australia in 1948. Orian migrated to Australia with his wife, Tatiana, from U ...

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  • Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Red & White Stripe, circa 1957 Object

    Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Red & White Stripe, circa 1957

    Red and white striped saucer made by Nathco Chinaware, circa 1957. It is one of five saucers from a tea set used by the Dereani family at Bonegilla. Georgia Dereani, her husband and inf ...

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  • Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Pink & White Stripe, circa 1957 Object

    Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Pink & White Stripe, circa 1957

    Pink and white striped saucer made by Nathco Chinaware, circa 1957. It is one of five saucers from a tea set used by the Dereani family at Bonegilla. Georgia Dereani, her husband and in ...

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  • Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Blue & White Stripe, circa 1957 Object

    Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Blue & White Stripe, circa 1957

    Blue and white striped saucer made by Nathco Chinaware, circa 1957. It is one of five saucers from a tea set used by the Dereani family at Bonegilla. Georgia Dereani, her husband and in ...

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  • Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Green & White Stripe, circa 1957 Object

    Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Green & White Stripe, circa 1957

    Green and white striped saucer made by Nathco Chinaware, circa 1957. It is one of five saucers from a tea set used by the Dereani family at Bonegilla. Georgia Dereani, her husband and i ...

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  • Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Yellow & White Stripe, circa 1957 Object

    Saucer - Nathco Chinaware, Yellow & White Stripe, circa 1957

    Yellow and white striped saucer made by Nathco Chinaware, circa 1957. It is one of five saucers from a tea set used by the Dereani family at Bonegilla. Georgia Dereani, her husband and ...

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  • Necklace - Pink with Clear Rhinestone Flower, circa 1959 Object

    Necklace - Pink with Clear Rhinestone Flower, circa 1959

    Pink necklace purchased by Georgia Dereani in 1959 for a staff ball in Block 19 at Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Tries ...

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  • Hand Saw - Steigo, Metal, circa 1930s Object

    Hand Saw - Steigo, Metal, circa 1930s

    Metal Steigo brand handsaw made circa 1930s. It was brought to Australia by Orian Wenhrynowycz when he migrated to Australia in 1948. Orian migrated to Australia with his wife, Tatiana, ...

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  • Puppet - Georgia Dereani, Monkey, Brown Cloth, circa 1957 Object

    Puppet - Georgia Dereani, Monkey, Brown Cloth, circa 1957

    Brown cloth monkey puppet made by Georgia Dereani and a Bulgarian woman, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. Th ...

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  • Knife - Bread, Firth-Brearley, circa 1955 Object

    Knife - Bread, Firth-Brearley, circa 1955

    Bread knife made by Firth-Brearley which was used by the Dereani family from 1955 to 1959. The Dereani's immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy in 1955, and spent the first five ye ...

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  • Soft Toy - Minnie Mouse, circa 1957 Object

    Soft Toy - Minnie Mouse, circa 1957

    Minnie Mouse soft toy purchased in Albury by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent th ...

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  • Doll - Ratti, Hawaiian, circa 1955 Object

    Doll - Ratti, Hawaiian, circa 1955

    Hawaiian doll made by the Italian doll maker and distributor Ceppi Ratti. It was purchased by Attilio Dereani for his wife Georgia, circa 1955. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant s ...

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  • Vase - Pink Glass, circa 1957 Object

    Vase - Pink Glass, circa 1957

    Pink glass vase used by the Dereani family, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the first five years ...

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  • Portable Radio - Sanyo, circa 1950s Object

    Portable Radio - Sanyo, circa 1950s

    Alternative Name(s): Wireless, Transistor Radio Portable radio made by Sanyo, and used by the Dereani family, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Aust ...

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  • Radio - Phillips, circa 1950s Object

    Radio - Phillips, circa 1950s

    Alternative Name(s): Mantle Radio Radio made by Phillips, it was purchased by the Dereani family in Trieste, Italy circa 1950s. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated t ...

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  • Crochet Hooks & Holder - Aero, Metal, Japan, circa 1957 Object

    Crochet Hooks & Holder - Aero, Metal, Japan, circa 1957

    Aero crocheted hooks and holder, made in Japan, circa 1957. They were used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Tries ...

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  • Sewing Basket - Cane, circa 1957 Object

    Sewing Basket - Cane, circa 1957

    Sewing basket used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the first five years of t ...

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  • Pins - Dressmaker's, Steel, circa 1957 Object

    Pins - Dressmaker's, Steel, circa 1957

    Steel dressmaker's pins used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the first five ...

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  • Rotary Cutter - Wood & Metal, circa 1957 Object

    Rotary Cutter - Wood & Metal, circa 1957

    Rotary cutter which is part of a collection of sewing materials used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, It ...

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  • Container - Metal, Cylindrical, circa 1957 Object

    Container - Metal, Cylindrical, circa 1957

    Cylindrical metal container part of a collection of sewing materials used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Triest ...

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  • Pins - Dressmaker's, Steel, circa 1957 Object

    Pins - Dressmaker's, Steel, circa 1957

    Steel dressmaker's pins used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the first five ...

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  • Darning Mushroom - Wooden, circa 1957 Object

    Darning Mushroom - Wooden, circa 1957

    Darning mushroom used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the first five years o ...

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  • Hooks & Eyes - Newey, Size 1, circa 1957 Object

    Hooks & Eyes - Newey, Size 1, circa 1957

    Set of hook and eye fastenings used by Georgia Dereani, circa 1957. Georgia Dereani, her husband and infant son immigrated to Australia from Trieste, Italy, in 1955. They spent the firs ...

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