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Digital Photograph - 'Our Land Army Girl', Smiths Gully, circa 1944 Image Reg. No: MM 110519

Summary:
Black and white photograph showing Norma and Thelma Dennis with a plough, at their home in Smiths Gully, about 1944 during World War II. The women were left at home during the war to run the property. Here Norma and Thelma Dennis are preparing to cultivate the land.
Description:
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
Two girls in dresses, standing next to a house. One is holding a plough. A dog is at left and a trailer with the registration number 'AJ316' is behind the plough.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Sandra Dennis, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Ms Sandra Dennis
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: agriculture, dogs, domestic animals, ploughs, trailers, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, australians at war, australian women s land army, women s land army
Themes this item is part of: Life During World War II in Photographs, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: home production
Original Caption: Our Land Army Girl
Inscriptions: Our Land Army Girl
People Depicted: Dennis, Norma; Dennis, Thelma
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Smiths Gully, Victoria, Australia, circa 1944

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's knowledge.
Photographer: Mr Percy Dennis

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