A Place to Call Home? Migrant hostel memories

This is a selection of images held by the National Archives, published in conjunction with the launch of the exhibition A Place to Call Home? Migrant hostel memories.

Please cite the National Archives of Australia if you reproduce any of these images.

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    A migrant family enters their new home, Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1965.
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    Communal cooking facilities in Tamarind, Northern Territory, 1984.
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    A butcher preparing legs of lamb in Bradfield Park, New South Wales, 1968.
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    Spanish migrants hang out the washing and chat at Villawood, New South Wales, 1963.
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    Turkish migrants at prayer at Broadmeadows, Victoria, 1969.
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    English lessons at East Hills, New South Wales, 1978.
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    Rows of huts at Bonegilla, Victoria, 1949.
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    Spartan communal washing facilities at Bonegilla, Victoria, 1949.
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    Dressing up at Bonegilla, Victoria, 1956.
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    Children line up for milk at Scheyville, New South Wales, 1957.
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    A Greek woman receives a farewell kiss from her friends, Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1962.
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    British arrivals are driven by bus to a Sydney hostel, 1962.
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