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Title: Paganoni family at Bibra Lake, 1932
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: Guglielmo Paganoni arrived in Australia in 1923, originating from Sondrio, Northern Italy. His wife Alessandrina and eldest daughter Florence and son Alfred joined him in 1926. They had land at Bibra Lake and worked a market garden, making wine from local grapes, where the rest of their family was born over the next several years. Guglielmo was not interned during the war, but was drafted into the Civil Aliens Corps and sent to work on a farm near Williams. Left to right: Florence, Edda (front), William (baby), Alessandrina Paganoni (nee Mottarelli), Guglielmo, Alfred.
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Bibra Lake
Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Italians
Paganoni family at Bibra Lake, 1932

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