Publicity Brochure - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, 'Sunshine Header Harvesters', 1947 TradeLiterature Reg. No: TL 000968

Summary:
Details the advantages of the post-war range of Sunshine header-harvesters. The photographs provide an important record of late-1940's agricultural practices. Reference is made visually to the role of women in the immediate post-war agricultural setting, and also to the effectiveness of the equipment in the war-effort.

The attributes and advantages of the components of the heading machinery is detailed, as well as the range of attachment machinery for the headers.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, 1985
Discipline: Trade Literature

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Tagged with: working life, world war ii 1939-1945, tractors, header harvesters, agricultural workers, gender roles, harvesters, farms, rural women, threshing machines
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Trade Literature Collection, Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Agricultural & Construction Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: header harvesters
Primary Subject: Header Harvesters
Publication Date: 1947/06
Cover Title: 'For every condition of crop SUNSHINE HEADER HARVESTERS'
Model Name/Number: No.2; No.5 pickup attachment; no.4 pick-up front
Publication Types: Specific Product Catalogue; Technical Bulletin
Printing Types: Limited Colour
Illustration Types: Line Drawings; Black & White; Photographs; Instructional Drawings
Page Size Format: 185 x 240 mm
Number of Pages: 24
Manufacturer: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd

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