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Digital Photograph - Family & Friends at Girl's Fourth Birthday Party, Backyard, Noble Park, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 110917

Description Of Content:
Seven children standing or sitting around a large cardboard box that is being used as a party table in the backyard. The children are all wearing cone shaped party hats with streamers.

This photograph shows Leeyong Soo's 4th birthday party, Noble Park, 17 March 1979. Her mother Janet Soo remembers the makeshift furniture for the birthday party. 'They used the box that came with their first colour television for a table.' The children were her daughter Leeyong's kindergarten and play-group friends, and Leeyong's cousin (left) Sherlene Chan. Leeyong is seated in the middle. Janet says that she threw 'old fashioned birthday parties', with family games in the backyard.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Janet Soo, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Janet Soo
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Birthdays
Tertiary Classification: parties
People Depicted: Chan, Sherlene; Soo, Leeyong; other children unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Noble Park, Victoria, Australia, 17 Mar 1979

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mrs Janet Soo

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ian mckenzie Posted on 23 Mar 2014 11:31 AM
party box birthday

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