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Name of Object:

Refugees' documents for refuge house after the population exchange

Location:

Istanbul, Turkey

Holding Institution:

Population Exchange Museum (The Foundation of Lausanne Treaty Emigrants)

 About Population Exchange Museum (The Foundation of Lausanne Treaty Emigrants), Istanbul

Date of Object:

1923–1924

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Document

Provenance:

Greece

Description:

The 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey was based upon religious identity, and involved the Greek Orthodox citizens of Turkey and the Muslim citizens of Greece. The "Convention Concerning the Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations" was signed at Lausanne, Switzerland, on 30 January 1923, by the governments of Greece and Turkey. These are refugees' documents for the Papoukidis family's stay at a refuge house.

Archival or Bibliographical Reference:

Papoukidis Family Album

Citation of this web page:

"Refugees' documents for refuge house after the population exchange" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;tr;83;en

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MWNF Working Number: TR2 079

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