"This was given to me by my grandfather. He made up a poem - hip hip hooray, today's the day Jacqueline van der Waarden turned 7 years - and you take it to friends and they write a poem in it about you. I have [poems from] girls on the ship and people in the camp."
Jacqueline Giuntini

Meet Jacqueline Giuntini and see the Dutch Poesie book given by her grandfather when she was 7 years old. It contains poems from girls she met on the ship to Australia in 1955.
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"The house [at Corbie Hill] didn’t have electricity, a bathroom or hot running water. I used this big pasta saucepan from Italy to boil water to bath the kids. It turned out to be the best thing I could have bought. I lost the handles because I used it so much, so I found some wire and made some handles myself. "
Domenica Artese

Meet Domenica Artese and see the pasta saucepan from Italy she used to make bathwater for her kids when they arrived in Australia in 1955. Continue reading