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6233:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Kiriaki Orfanos on 06.01.2005

Con Simos playing the violin.

Con Simos was born on 10/3/1927. in the village of Kousounari, in Kythera. He was the oldest of twin boys.

For a more detailed history of the Simos family, and the Levounes family from Potamos, see the entry by Maria Simos-Levounes. My Story., in History, subsection, Oral History.

6215:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by James Gavriles on 05.01.2005

Peter D. Gavrilis New York State USA 1920's

USA 1920's Upper New York State . Star Lake NY. having tried Australia in the teens, we now find Peter D. Gavriles,5th from the left, investigating a possible settlement in the US. Here he is visiting some other Greeks in Up State New York. The others in the photo are unknown to me, but on the back of the photo it says these are all Greeks

6214:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by James Gavriles on 05.01.2005

Peter D. Gavrilis in Australia with friends 1914

My Uncle Peter D. Gavrilis, Father of James, Theodore, Con,and Nick Gavrilis. 2nd. from the right.
At one time had imigrated to Australia to become a citizen, However by the 1920's he had changed his mind and imigrated to the United States and was a partner with my Father in his Restaurant. This too was not to be as he eventually came back to Greece and settled in Athens and had a restaurant and taxicab business.
The fellow bike riders are unknown to me??
One of them may be Archie ...

6213:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by James Gavriles on 05.01.2005

Private Theodore D. Gavrilys US Army 1917

My Uncle Theodore D. Gavrilys as a US Army Private in the first WW. This is how he became a citizen. He eventualy became a Master Seargent in the Army and was involved all his life with The VFW cause and his participation in the Great War.
He was also called to duty in WW II and was a munitions seargent in charge of an armory here in the States. Always proud of his involvment and also proud to be a Kytherian

6133:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Gregory Perry on 01.01.2005

Two Angelos' Megaloconomos (Caponas)

This photo was taken in 1975 by Ruby Perry (Megaloconomos). It features Ruby's father Angelo Megaloconomos and his grandson - also Angelo. It was taken at a farmhouse in the hills behind Agia Pelagia.

6102:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 30.12.2004

Tess Mallos. 1976.

Tess Mallos

Tess Mallos takes a great pride in her Greek heritage. Her parents from the Greek island of Kythera - emigrated to Australia where she was born and raised in a country town.
[Tess's father was Andonis Calopedes, Yerohimona from Lianianika, near Logothetianika, and her mother was, Calliope Manolliaras, from Aroniathika. Andonis arrived in Australia at the turn of the 20th century as an 11 year old, and worked in the famous Kominos cafe in the central ...

6054:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 09.04.2005

Vince Kalokerinos, obituary.

Vince Kalokerinos sitting alongside the plaque presented to him by the people of Curtin in 2000 for his many years of service to the Curtin community (1971-2003). His widow, Viola, has maintained the business with the same good name for quality and service.

The plaque reads - Vince Kalokerinos. The people of Curtin and District wish to say thank you Vince for Services to our Community."


Hansard of the ACT Legislative Assembly for 26 August 2003

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6033:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by James Gavriles on 26.12.2004

Irene and Minas Georgopoulos in sitting room at home

Mother Irene Georgopoulos (Tzortzopoulos) with son Minas in sitting room of home in Detroit, Michigan/ Dressed in his Evzone costume

6032:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by James Gavriles on 26.12.2004

Minas Theodore Georgopoulos- in Evzone costume

Minas Theodore Georgopoulos (Tzortzopoulos) as a young boy dressed in an Evzone costume. Detroit, Michigan

6031:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by James Gavriles on 26.12.2004

Theodore Georgopoulos family in Detroit Michigan

Couple on the left are unknown to me. The young boy is Minas Georgopoulos (Tzortzopoulos), and the couple on the right are his parents Theodore and Irene Georgopoulos, in Detroit, Michigan.
Very good friends of our family here in Detroit

6024:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 04.08.2005

Nick (Belos) Coroneos, Karavas, and George Con (Tzorzto)Poulos (Hlihlis), Gilgandra Fruit Mart, NSW, 1955.

My mother's younger brother, Nicholas (Nick), [parachoukli Belos, Karavas], came to Australia with his sister Helen in the early 1950's. They originally worked in their Uncle Nick's cake shop in Blacktown. See separate entry for Helen Calligeros (nee, Coroneos) - and an article from the Dubbo Liberal newspaper. [Uncle Nick was brother to their father, Triunduphilos], who with wife Pat, would later settle in North Parramatta].

Nick (the younger) then came to work ...

5997:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Gregory Perry on 18.12.2004

Evangelos Megaloconomos (Caponas), Auguste (Gussie) and Ruby

Evangelos Megaloconomos, Auguste (Gussie) and Ruby. Gussie was German, they met in Australia, and the family went back to Kythera together.

5996:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Gregory Perry on 18.12.2004

Ruby (Hericlea) Megaloconomos (family nickname -Caponas) and Micky on the boat to Australia

Ruby and Mickey Megaloconomos on their way back to Australia in about 1924. Their mother Gussie was pregnant with the third child, Peter at the time. The family story is that Mickey had to be dressed up as a little girl to be allowed to leave Greece at the time. All manpower was required for the war with the Turks!!

5995:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by Gregory Perry on 18.12.2004

Ruby (Hericlea) Megaloconomos (family nickname -Caponas)

A young Ruby Megaloconomos before a fancy dress party in Stanthorpe QLD. Ruby's father Angelo Megaloconomos had a cafe there. They all went back to Kythera soon after this time about 1920. Ruby and Micky, her mother Gussie all came back to Australia in about 1924.

5973:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 17.12.2004

Nicholas and Peter Tsikleas, Brisbane - the 1930s.

Two young boys, Nicholas and Peter Tsikleas, wearing traditional Greek national dress in Brisbane in the 1930s.

5971:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 17.12.2004

Members of the Nicolaides, Vidale and Economos families.

Members of families from Greece who migrated to South Australia: standing l-r: Agnes Nicolaides; G.G. Nicolaides; Irene Economos; sitting: Margarita Nicholaides; Maroussa Vidale.

DATE 1921.

5931:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 14.12.2004

Xenophon Stathis with his wife Patricia (nee, Fleming), Wagga Wagga, NSW, 1989.

Xenophon was born in Karvounathes, Kythera, in 1914. He came out to Australia in 1928 as part of a group of nine young Kytherian boys sent to work in Greek cafes.

[You can see a photograph of Xenophon with five of the other young boys on their embarkation from Kythera on kythera-family by searching under Xenofon on the internal search engine. The entry etitled A journey for a better Life was submitted by a son of one of the "boy men", Arthur Sklavos.]

5901:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 12.12.2004

John Comino. Report on second term as Mayor of Woollhara, Sydney.

From October, 2002. Vema. 3/31.

Vaucluse resident and Bondi Junction based solicitor, John Comino, was appointed Mayor of Woollhara Council for a second term. John is the first Councillor and Mayor of Greek origin.

According to John Comino, the hot issues confronting the Council over the next 12 months will continue to be planning and development, with a special focus on achieving good urban design and heritage conservation outcomes.

Just one week ...

5898:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 11.12.2004

Greek picnic, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia, ca. 1920.

Young Greeks picnicing on the beach at Redcliffe, ca. 1920.

From the Redcliffe City Library, Pictorial History Archive:

http://www.photosau.com/RedcliffeLibrary/

5897:Photos > Diaspora Vintage Portraits/ People

submitted by George Poulos on 11.12.2004

Mr and Mrs Poulos, owner/managers of Caph's cafe in Manuka, Canberra.

Mr and Mrs Poulos, owner/managers of Caph's cafe in Manuka, Canberra.

Published in the Canberra Chronicle, 23 September 1987, p. 2.

From, ACT Heritage Library Imagesact

http://www.basis.act.gov.au/DUSLibrary/ImagesACT.nsf