Letter from Oskar to Anu and Magda Mihkelson

Metadata

Date
1950-07-22
Place
Mount Isa
Subject
Category
Author
Mihkelson, Oskar
Current holder
Link
Item number
ANMS1408[021]
Access rights
Digitised
Country of origin
Language
Description from source
Overall: 252 x 195 mm

This item is part of a comprehensive collection of family heirlooms, clothing and photographs documenting the Mihkelson family’s migration from Estonia to Australia via Sweden after World War II. The collection includes material that Oskar and Magda Mihkelson packed when they fled Estonia in 1944, items relating to their life with their only daughter Anu as part of the vibrant Estonian exile community in Sweden, objects and images connected with their voyage to Australia on TOSCANA in 1948, and items relating to the family's early years working in the migrant communities of Tully and Mount Isa in Queensland from the 1940s to 1970s.
Physical format
Letters