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Title: Gherardi family at Spearwood, late 1950s
Imprint: Cockburn : City of Cockburn, 1995
Notes: Published in "Interviews with Mrs Florrie Gherardi (nee Paganoni)", booklet associated with Florence Gherardi's oral history interview conducted in 1995 and published by the City of Cockburn.
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Summary: Florence Paganoni married Charles Gherardi in 1940, the day before her 21st birthday. They met working in South Fremantle at the Funazzi's Federal Tea Rooms and Boarding House, next door to Florence's father's wood yard on South Terrace. During the Second World War, the Funazzis were interned for their Fascist sympathies, and the Gherardis were required to farm their land in Spearwood for the war effort. Left to right: Rita Gherardi, Florence Gherardi (nee Paganoni), John Gherardi (kneeling), Charles Gherardi, Jim Gherardi.
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Spearwood
Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Italians
Families -- Cockburn
Gherardi family at Spearwood, late 1950s

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