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Slide - Form IV Students Removing Tree from Road in Strzelecki Ranges, Victoria, Jun 1974 Image Reg. No: MM 15256

Summary:
This slide forms part of a much larger collection of images from the life and career of Hope Macpherson Black. They document her famous research trips to Macquarie Island as part of the first team of women permitted to research in the Antarctic. Other images document her earlier expeditions around Australia and her wedding in 1965, which under the Marriage Bar at the time required her to resign her position at the peak of her career. Finally a number of images capture her latter career as a science teacher.
Description:
35mm transparency in mount.
Description Of Content:
Students crowded around fallen tree impeding path of their bus along gravel road. Thick covering of trees in background. Signage on the bus includes "ON TOUR" on front above driver in his seat and "ORGANS BUS" on the side near door.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Paul Black, 2012
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: antarctic research, students, working life
Themes this item is part of: Hope Black nee Macpherson, Curator of Molluscs (1919 - )
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Working Life
Tertiary Classification: staff
Inscriptions: Handwritten: Form IV removing tree from road Strzelecki Ranges
Printed: 34, JUN 74M
Format: Slide: Colour; 35 mm
Photographer: Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), Strzelecki Ranges, Victoria, Australia, Jun 1974

Date taken from date stamp on slide.

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