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- A Place & Date Depicted Essendon, Australia
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Digital Photograph - Girl outside Rafferty's Newsagent, Essendon, 1958 Reg. No: MM 110857
- Description Of Content:
- A young girl with curly hair and wearing shorts, standing in the doorway of a newsagent. There are newspaper headline pages in wire frames in front of her- 'Australian Post' and 'The Sun'.
This photograph shows Rafferty's Newsagent, in Fletcher Street Essendon, 3 November 1958, with a local little girl Beth in the doorway. The photographer Judy Archer remembers: 'Beth's parents ran the local bakery in Napier Street, and in those days all the shop owners knew each other, so Beth would wander down the street to say hello.' This newsagent is where Judy used to work from February 1956 agent to June 1959 - she started there at age 14 when she left school.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Ms Judy Archer, 2006
- Contributed by Ms Judy Archer
|Tagged with:||napier, cooper|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMMERCE & RETAILING|
|Tertiary Classification:||shop fronts|
|Inscriptions:||Beth outside shop 3rd November 1958|
|People Depicted:||Murdoch, Beth|
|Organisations Depicted:||Rafferty's Newsagent|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 03 Nov 1958|
|Photographer:||Ms Judy Archer|