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Booklet - R. J. Hawkes, 'National Economy, National Responsibility', Jan 1916 Document Reg. No: HT 29065

Booklet titled 'National Economy, National Responsibility: An Appeal by an Australian to his Fellow-Countrymen', by R. J. Hawkes. It was printed by G. Hassell & Son, 104 Currie Street, Adelaide in January 1916 and published with the permission of the State War Council.

The publication makes a case for salary earners to invest their savings to stimulate the local economy for the production of necessities.

Part of the H.V. McKay Archive, which includes legal records, business correspondence, personal writings, agreements & contracts, accounts, obituary, articles, and photographs taken in Australia and abroad. This is part of the broader McKay Sunshine Collection which includes photographs, films, artefacts, trade literature, company publications and oral histories.

State War Councils provided practical assistance, employment support and soldier settlement in each state during and after World War I.
An A5 sized booklet, stapled, with white pages printed in black ink. Cover is olive green coloured and printed in black and red ink. Vertical crease.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Cecil Newton McKay (nee Shaw)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 216 mm (Height), 138 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, economics, taxes, soldier settlements
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Front cover: 'National Economy / National Responsibility / An Appeal by an Australian / to his Fellow-Countrymen / Published with the Permission of / The STATE WAR COUNCIL / Adelaide, January, 1916 / G. HASSELL & SON, 104 CURRIE STREET'
Handwritten, pencil, top right: '10/9 / Series B'
Publisher: State War Council, Australia, Jan 1916

Published with the Permission of
User: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1916

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