Photograph 7649087
Australia's 100 000th Dutch Migrant, 27 year-old Mrs Adriana Zevenbergen, at Port Melbourne, with her husband, Cornelis and sons Cornelis, 5 and Addo, 1. They were aboard the JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELD, on November 5th 1958. Before the ship arrived, representatives of Australia's press, radio, television and newsreels met Mrs Zevenbergen in Port Philip Bay. On the following day, the Zevenbergen's travelled 45 miles to Geelong, VIC, where Mr Zevenbergen will work with Shell Refining Ltd. At a dinner aboard JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELD on the night of their arrival, Mrs Zevenbergen (right) presented the wife of the Minister for Immigration, Mrs Downer, with a silver windmill, which she had selected for her in Holland. She presented a similar gift to the wife of the Immigration Department, Mrs Heyes. 1958

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A12111, 1/1958/4/97
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