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Some records include terms and views that are not appropriate today. They reflect the period in which they were created and are not the views of the National Archives.
This is a certificate providing exemption from the dictation test for migrant Antonia Cubillo.
Letter from the acting Collector of Customs in South Australia exempting Sym Choon from the dictation test under the Immigration Act and authorising him to re-enter Australia after a visit to Hong Kong.
This is the left hand print of James Francis Kitchen, who arrived at Melbourne per Wolloura, transshipped from Taiyuan and was rejected 28 January 1908.
This is a certificate and hand print exempting migrant Florrie Lee Hang Gong from taking the dictation test.
This is a black-and-white formal portrait of Ellum Deen, taken in India in 1913.
This is a black-and-white photographic portrait of Dorothy Sym Choon taken in 1921.
This is an extract of the passport of Dorothy Sym Choon, circa 1925.
Letter to AH Pritchard, Secretary, The Austral-Indian Society, regarding the case of Ellum Deen.
This is a memorandum from 4 February 1909 for the Secretary, Department of External Affairs, Melbourne, regarding the wreck of Clan Ranald.