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Minutes - Special Meeting of City Council, City of Melbourne, 10 Sept 1945 Document Reg. No: HT 25296

Minutes of the 'Special Meeting of City Council' held to celebrate the end of World War II at the Melbourne Town Hall on 10 September 1945. The centre spread of the sixteen-page booklet-style minutes features a montage of black and white images of the occasion.
SIxteen pages of lightweight card. Printed throughout with text in brown ink framed by a border of red and blue. The front page features a full colour image of the CIty of Melbourne coat of arms and text in brown ink. An image of a dove holding a laurel branch in its beak is depicted on the back cover. A ribbon of red, white and blue stripes is tied between two holes punched on the left spine. This ribbon ties the Notice Paper to the Minutes of the special meeting.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lois Vander-Young, 2009
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 328 mm (Height), 201 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, local government, celebrations, meetings
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Local Government
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Printed on font cover: City of Melbourne/ Francis Raymond Connelly, Esquire, Lord Mayor./ No. 3./ Minutes/ OF/ Special/ Meeting of City Council/ HELD ON MONDAY, 10th SEPTEMBER, 1945/ AT TWELVE O'CLOCK NOON/ TO CELEBRATE THE VICTORY OF THE ALLIED NATIONS/ IN THE GREATEST WORLD WAR IN HISTORY/ 1939-1945/ 12
Person Named: Francis Connelly - City of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1945
Place Named: City of Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 Sep 1945

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