Photograph 7501015
Spaniards join a train bound for Bonegilla : Almost 450 migrants from Northern Spain arrived in Melbourne in February, 1962, in the Italian liner, 'Castel Felice' - This was the largest group of Spanish assisted migrants to arrive in Australia since the beginning of post war migration - Most of the migrants were family groups, which included 173 children under the age of 10 - Many of the men went to work in the fruit growing area of the Murray Valley : Mr and Mrs Francisco Feliu and their four boys, left to right, Luis Felipe, 5, Angel Miguel, 7, Francisco Jose, 12 and Juan Manuel 4, on the train for Bonegilla Migrant Hostel : CATEGORY : photograph , FORMAT : b&w negative ;TYPE : cellulose acetate; STATUS : preservation material

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A12111, 1/1962/4/72
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