Black and white photograph showing Irene Jerzyk preparing for her First Communion at Midway Migrant Hostel in Maribyrnong in 1950, with her mother Janina. The Jerzyk family immigrated to Australia as part of the Displaced Persons Scheme from Poland. They were Polish Catholics.

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Girl dressed for First Communion, in white dress and veil with her mother. She is holding a candle, a picture and a draw-string purse. Her mother is wearing a dress and a long coat. They are standing in front of a palm tree.

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Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.

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