Migrants- Loutra

 

Family Name: Alexiou 
Name: Ekaterina 
Year Of Birth:  1939
Father' Name: Efstratios
Mother's Name:   Marianthi Voria
Siblings:  Georgios, Efthalia (Gripioti)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1961
Sponsor:    Georgios Alexiou (my brother)
Married: Georgios Karadoukas (Mesargos)
Children:  Eleni, Nikolaos
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Tailoring

 

Above: My extended family. Top row from right are: myself; my brother, Giorgos and his fiance at the time, Melpomeni; and my sister, Efthalia. Sitting are my mother, Marianthi and my uncle, Nikolaos Mamolis.

Above Right: At Agios Ermogenis, near Haramida. From left, we are: Vasilios Gripiotis, Fotoula Gripiotou, my mother, Marianthi, myself and my sister, Efthalia and her fiance at the time, Kostantinos Gripiotis.

 

Above: Having English lessons on the Patris. I am second in the middle row and next to me is my sister-in-law, Melpomeni.

Above Right: Holidaying in Lesvos (1976). This photograph was taken in Mesargos- the village of my husband, Giorgos Karadoukas. Giorgos and I are forth and and fifth from the left, while his sister, Artemis is next to me and his father, Nikolaos, is next to him.

 

Above: Working in textile factory in Marrickville, Sydney. I am sitting first from the left.

Above Right: At Papoulas' kafeneio (1978). Fromleft, we are: my auntie, Katina; myself; my auntie, Georgia; and my mother, Marianthi.