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Photograph - Staff Fundraising at Mutual Store Limited, Melbourne, 9 Nov 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 93128

Summary:
Black and white photograph of female staff from the Mutual Store Limited dressed for a fundraising event, 'Lucky Bag' Day. Dated 9th November 1917.
Description:
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Female staff from the Mutual Store Limited dressed for a fundraising event. They stand outside the Mutual building on the footpath wearing white hats and dresses. Each holds a wicker basket, cloth pouches and 'Lucky Day Bag' coin collection box. The woman in the centre has a medical cross on her blouse. Two men and a woman in civilian attire stand with the group. A street stall displaying cloth pouches is behind the group with a sign attached to the roof stating that all the goods are made and donated by members of the staff.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Douglas Graham, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 147 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: working life, wars conflicts, retailing, community organisations services, fundraising, community groups, community organisations, war effort, retail workers, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: fundraising
Inscriptions: Handwritten text on reverse in blue ink reads: 'Note facia of building in top lefthand corner / and compare with modern day photograph of the / same building. / The original of this photograph held by D.J. Graham'.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Person Depicted: Mrs Grace Graham (nee Hodson), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 Nov 1917

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