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10603:History > Documents

submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 09.01.2007

Christmas Card from New York Kytherian Society

This was a card sent to my grandparents Yiannis and Maria Alfieris in Oakland, California in the 1950's. It is signed by Mihalis Semitekolos.

10599:History > Documents

submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 29.05.2006

Plaque at Inglewood, Northern NSW.

Outlining the devastation of the fllod which devastated the town.

The same flood devastated many other towns in NSW, impacting adversely on many Kytherian businesses.

There are many Kytherian "flood photo's" yet to be unearthed by kythera-family.

10549:History > Documents

submitted by Clarence River Historical Society on 28.05.2006

Langleys Cafe. Menu. Grafton.

From the period when Minas and George Castrissios owned the cafe.

From the realia collection of the Clarence River Historical Society.

Schaeffer House

190 Fitzroy St.
Grafton NSW 2460
Australia

PO Box 396
Grafton NSW 2460

Ph: (02) 6642 5212
Fax:(02) 6642 5212

Email, Clarence River Historical Society

10427:History > Documents

submitted by Peter Vanges on 09.05.2006

Death Certificate of Emmanuel Kritharis.

The First Kytherian Immigrant to Australia.

The ‘First Kytherian’ Question

First Published in The Greek Australian Vema, April 2006. pages 10/28 and 11/29.


Peter Vanges is author of Kythera. A History.

Kythera. A History. Details.

He was a long standing Committeeman of the then Kytherian Brotherhood of Australia, ...

10233:History > Documents

submitted by National Archives, Australia on 29.04.2006

Nick Leenos submitted this application for copyright for his song ‘Goodbye My Love’ in Sydney in 1930.

Nicholas Lianos, who performed as a singer in New South Wales under his stage name Nick Leenos in the 1920s and 1930s, also composed his own ‘hit‘ song, Goodbye My Love, and was quick to register it for copyright.

While Nick Leenos’s song farewelled a sweetheart, Dimitrios Fouras and his family could probably nevertheless identify with the song’s poignant lyric ‘remember me …‘.

At the age of ten, Dimitrios left his home in Manesi, Greece to come to Australia ...

10232:History > Documents

submitted by National Archives, Australia on 29.04.2006

Statutory declaration from Eustratios (Stratos) Haritos’ application for naturalisation, Darwin, 1929.

Another Greek who built up a business from scratch was Eustratios (Stratos) Haritos.
According to his naturalisation application, Stratos arrived as a single man in Darwin on the Mataram in 1915 at the age of 27. By 1923 he was married with four children aged 5 and under, and was living and working at the Darwin Salt Works. Haritos did well at the salt works and, according to property records held by the National Archives, was able to buy land in and around Darwin.

His property ...

10227:History > Documents

submitted by National Archives, Australia on 04.07.2012

Constantine Aroney was awarded a British Empire Medal for his heroism in World War II.

Constantine Aroney, born in Cerigo and living in Melbourne, was involved in both World Wars, first enlisting in 1915 and serving at Gallipoli, France and Belgium as a private in the 24th Battalion. In October 1939, he enlisted in the Commonwealth Military Forces and seven months later he transferred to the 2nd Australian Imperial Forces and the Headquarters of the 1st Australian Corps, serving in Palestine, North Africa, Greece, Crete and Syria.

While serving in Greece, Driver Aroney’s ...

10226:History > Documents

submitted by National Archives, Australia on 29.04.2006

Personal statement and alien declaration that was completed when Canberra businessman Frank Notaras entered Australia in 1938.

National Archives, Australia, Canberra, A.C.T.

From,

Article on groundbreaking Greeks, NAA

10225:History > Documents

submitted by National Archives, Australia on 29.04.2006

Hobart businessman Gregory Casimaty was recommended for the 1964 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his charity work.

After arriving in Sydney in 1905, 15-year-old Grigorios Kasimatis (later known as Gregory Casimaty) tried his luck in Queensland and New South Wales before settling in Tasmania. Gregory established the Britannia Café in Elizabeth Street, Hobart in the early 1900s and followed this with many other successful business ventures. Known for his charity and benevolence – including providing Christmas dinner for 200 unemployed single men in the Depression years – Gregory Casimaty was recommended for ...

10148:History > Documents

submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 19.04.2006

Cytherian Brotherhood of the Western United States By-Laws 1950

This is the front cover of the By-Laws of the Cytherian Brotherhood-GENERAL KORONAIOS 1950, along with the first and last pages of the booklet. The last page shows the names first board of directors. Listed among them is my grandfather John Alfieris (Potamos) and his son Harry Alfieris.

10131:History > Documents

submitted by Marina S Pentes on 18.04.2006

Then Premier R J Heffron's message.

On the opening of the church of "Panayias Myrtithiotissis" -Myrtidiotissa - Dubbo, NSW.

30th September, 1962.

10115:History > Documents

submitted by Marina S Pentes on 18.04.2006

Message of support from then Prime Minister of Australia, Robert Gordon Menzies.

On the opening of the church of "Panayias Myrtithiotissis" -Myrtidiotissa - Dubbo, NSW.

30th September, 1962

9808:History > Documents

submitted by Peter Vamvakaris on 05.03.2006

Fan-tastic guys! Kytherians most fanatical of Socceroos supporters

The Melbourne Age neglected to mention the 4th member of the party - J Diddy.......

To listen to Australia's World Cup Soccer anthem - devised by the boys

9791:History > Documents

submitted by - AAIAA - on 26.02.2006

Stravos Paspalas. Public Lecture. April 5th, 2006. Advertisement.

KYTHERA: A MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND THROUGH TIME

The Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, (AAIAA)


a public lecture by:

Dr. Stavros A. Paspalas
(Deputy Director, AAIA)


lecture: $5.00 (students free)
supper: $20.00 (students: $15)

For bookings and further details please
contact 02 9351 4759 or
email Camilla Norman
...

9769:History > Documents

submitted by Kytherian Brotherhood Of Baltimore on 24.02.2006

Banner of the Kytherian Brotherhood of Baltimore.

The original banner. Photographed obliquely.

9768:History > Documents

submitted by Kytherian Brotherhood Of Baltimore on 24.02.2006

Banner of the Kytherian Brotherhood of Baltimore, USA.

The original banner. On parade.

9755:History > Documents

submitted by James Elwing on 28.02.2006

AN EXPLANATION OF THE NEW ISO STANDARDS FOR LONG TERM STORAGE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS.

James Elwing, Conservator, Archives, Powerhouse Museum, April 2003

Views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Powerhouse Museum.

[The object of this document is to introduce and explain the relatively new international standards for long-term retention of photographic images. International Standards Organisation (ISO) standards apply when there are no Australian standards covering an issue.]

THE CASE FOR LOW TEMPERATURE ...

9753:History > Documents

submitted by James Elwing on 28.02.2006

Glass Plate Negatives. What are they? How do you clean, preserve, and archive them?

Information regarding glass plate negatives.

Views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of the Powerhouse Museum.

Information on the following websites will prove helpful. [Do not be concerned with minor disagreements regarding handling and treatment]:

www.preserveart.org/technicalleaflets/glass_plate_negative.htm

The Upper Midwest Conservation Association, UMCA Technical leaflet 'Cleaning glass ...