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Digital Photograph - Monsanto Chemicals Basketball Team, Lunch Time Practice, Footscray West, 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 110492

Description Of Content:
Men playing basketball. One man is holding a basket ball close to his body, away from another player behind him, next to hoop. There are buildings and a water tower behind them.

This photograph shows the Monsanto Chemicals basketball team practicing at lunch time, September 1956. The company team played in night competitions, the 'Business Houses Night Competition'. The photographer David Meale remembers 'At this time lots of activities were associated with work.' In the background was the new research laboratory under construction. The water tower is also in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr David Meale, 2006
Contributed by Mr David Meale
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: basketball
Themes this item is part of: Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Chemicals - Industrial
Tertiary Classification: sports teams
Inscriptions: September 1956 Alan Boase, Bob Rizzoli, John Fisk
People Depicted: Boase, Alan; Rizzoli, Bob; Fisk, John
Organisations Depicted: Monsanto Chemicals Australia Ltd
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: West Footscray, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1956
Photographer: Mr David Meale

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