Migrants- Plomari


Family Name: Politou
Name: Vasiliki "Koula" 
Year of Birth:   1937
Father's Name: Ioannis (Plomari)
Mother's Name:   Ekaterina Tragaki (Plomari)
Siblings:  Andiope, Panagiotis 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1955
Sponsor:    Georgios Tragakis (my uncle) 
Married:  Theodoros Scarlis (Evia, Greece)
Children:  Stavroula, Georgios, Ekaterina, Maria, Ioannis
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Petrol Service Station



Above: My parents, Ekaterina and Ioannis. 

Above Middle: With my siblings, Panagiotis (middle) and Andiope (right). 

Above Right: With my friend, Evi Economou (right). 


Above: A portrait. 

Above Right: Relatives helping my mother, Ekaterina, at our family's olive groves in the Karoulia area.. L-R: my mother, Ekaterina, Panagiotis Tragakis, Grigorios Papapandos, Efstratios Tragakis, and Maria. 


Above: In the kitchen of the Regent Cafe, Parramatta, owned at the time by my uncle, Georgios Tragakis and Panagiotis Moutzouris. L-R: unknown, Penelope "Poppy" and Georgios Tragakis, Panagiotis Papapandos and myself. 

Above Right: A wedding photograph; with my husband, Theodoros. 


Above: Two photographs from our family business, and AMOCO Petrol Service Station, which we owned fro over twenty five years. On the left, I am with my husband, Theodoros and the little boy is Dimitrios Zaloumes. 


Above: My father, Ioannis, with my children, Ioannis, Stavroula, Georgios, Ekaterina and Maria. 

Above Right: With my family at a social dance. In the back row from right are; my son, Georgios; my husband, Theodoros; myself; my daughter, Stavroula; and my niece, Efrosini. In the front, from the right, are; my children, Maria, Ekaterina and Ioannis. The boy on the left is unknown.