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Digital Photograph - Girl & Man Holding Infant Boy, Standing Outside Chicken Run, Pascoe Vale, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 110597

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A girl and a man holding an infant boy, standing outside a chicken run.

This photograph shows Amy Milner and George Milner holding baby Theo, outside their poultry farm, circa 1930. This was a poultry farm on Pascoe Vale Hill. It serviced the local area up until the 1970s when George Milner died. At that time the land was sold for units. Susan Sutton, the Milner's granddaughter remembers 'there was a peddle organ in the back room which the children were allowed to 'touch'. There was no running water when they first moved there and her grandmother would walk down to Pascoe Vale station where there was a well and would walk buckets of water back to the property.'
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Susan Sutton, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Susan Sutton
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Animal Husbandry
Tertiary Classification: poultry enclosures
Inscriptions: (in blue ink) Amy / Theo / George / Austin Cres (in grey lead on the landscape view) 9.14.7 / 1.4.9 / ------- / 8.10.5 / 2 6 10 / (the letter r encircled) / (back to the portrait view) Amy / Theo / George
People Depicted: Milner, Amy Dinsdale; Milner, George Melvin; Milner, Theo
Organisations Depicted: Pascoe Vale Hill Poultry Farm
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Pascoe Vale, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930

Source of Date Depicted: Based on the age of the baby in this photograph, who was born in 1928.
Photographer: Unknown

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Jan MacLennan Posted on 03 Jun 2014 5:51 PM
Please note that the photo on this website is incorrectly labelled.
The gentleman is my grandfather Theo Milner, the girl is my mother Amy Milner and the baby is my uncle George Milner

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