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Estonians in Australia: Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sidney

    This collection contains interviews with Estonian diaspora community in Australia, including women. Most of them escaped from Estonia during the Second World War. There are similar interviews with members of the Estonian diaspora in the United States, Canada, Sweden and South-Africa.

    Original source name : Austraalia eeslased: Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sidney
    English translation : Estonians in Australia: Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sidney
    Creator : N/A
    Document- type 1 : audio
    Document- type 2 : video
    Reference number : ERM EAp 876 EA 270:1/10-356, recordings ERM Fn 291
    Language(s) : Estonian
    Geographical coverage : Australia
    Time range : 20th-21stc.
    Year(s) : 1945–
    Theme 1 : experience of migration
    Theme 2 : war and displacement
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Publication(s) : Terje Hallik, Kristi Kukk, Janet Laidla and Riina Reinvelt (eds.), Eestlaste põgenemine Läände Teise maailmasõja ajal. Artiklid ja elulood [The Estonian Flight to the West during the Second World War] (Tartu: 2009); Kaja Kumer-Haukanõmm, Teisest maailmasõjast tingitud Balti pagulaste problemaatika aastatel 1945–1952 Eesti pagulaste näitel [The Fate of Baltic Refugees and Displaced Persons in 1945–1952: the Example of Estonian Refugees and Displaced Persons] (Tartu: 2012). Both contain English summaries.
    Archive name : Eesti Rahva Muuseum
    Archive name (English) : Estonian National Museum
    Archive address : Muuseumi tee 2, 60532 Tartu, Estonia
    City : Tartu
    Country : Estonia
    Official website and institutional resources :
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