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Leaflet - 'You Must Have a Chest X-Ray', Commonwealth Department of Health, 1956 Document Reg. No: SH 980514

Summary:
Leaflet titled 'You Must Have a Chest X-Ray' published by the Commonwealth Department of Health, circa 1956. It was part of a collection of promotional material used by the Booth family as they prepared to migrate to Australia. The Booth family, Ronald, Joan and their two children Ronald and Martin, migrated to Australia in 1956 under the assisted passage scheme. They left London on 18 May aboard the Strathaird and arrived in Australia in June. When they arrived in Melbourne they were taken to the migrant centre at the Royal Exhibition Building for processing and were then sent to the Brooklyn Hostel. They found Australia to be very different to how it was described in all the promotional literature they had been given in England, however they were made to feel very welcome.
Description:
Pamphlet of 4 pages printed on white paper with text and graphics printed in red and black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ron Booth, 1998
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.20 cm (Height), 12.40 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, ten pound tourists, healthcare medicine, promotional materials, migration settlement, british immigration, health checks
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: rules & regulations
Inscriptions: Printed text: You must have a/CHEST X-RAY [Extensive text]
Publisher: Commonwealth Department of Health, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, circa 1956
User: Mr Ron Booth, England, Great Britain, 1956

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