Lantern Slide - 'K-K-Katy', circa 1928-1956 Image Reg. No: MM 97316

Lantern Slide with the song lyrics for 'K-K-Katy'. Lyrics written by Geoffrey O'Hara, published in 1918.

Used by Mr Jack Hayward an entertainer who held community concerts in Sydney suburbs and in Geelong from about 1928 (Lakemba, NSW) to 1939 (Geelong) and then in Geelong for a few years after World War Two. "Community Singing As It Should Be" was a feature of these concerts, which also included other musical items. Community Concerts were held at the Hall of Honour, Yarra Street, Geelong on weekend evenings; his son suggested they continued until the advent of television in 1956. Many of the slides Jack used for the concerts were imported. Mr Hayward was a member of the Royal Navy before he migrated to Australia; he joined the Australian Navy during World War Two.
Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) colour glass lantern slide, bound by cream coloured tape.
Description Of Content:
Lyrics to song 'K-K-Katy'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Jones, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 81 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: music, community organisations services, singing, audiovisual technology, still projectors, lantern slides, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Performing Arts - Concerts
Tertiary Classification: community singing
Inscriptions: In red typescript: 'K.K.K. Katy,my beautiful/Katy' followed by six more lines. Handwritten on tape: 'KATY /J.H.'.
Format: Lantern Slide: Monochrome; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
User: Jack Hayward, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1928-1956
User: Jack Hayward, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1956

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