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Register - War Savings Groups, Simpsons Gloves Holiday Fund, 1949 Document Reg. No: SH 890043

War Savings Groups Register listing Record of Subscribers, Contributions, Certificates &c. for the Simpsons Gloves Holiday Fund, 1949. It was used by Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd as a Christmas/holiday club fund book to record employees contributions. It was found in small library in small downstairs storeroom at the factory. Simpson's Gloves was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Booklet with blue spine and pale blue cover with printed back text.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.50 cm (Width), 25.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trades, wars conflicts, glovemaking, world war ii 1939-1945, fundraising
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: business records
Inscriptions: Printed on cover: 'WAR SAVINGS GROUPS. / Record of Subscribers, Contributions, / Certificates &c. / Name of Group Simpsons Gloves Holiday Fund / 1949'
Place & Date Used: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, 1949
Printer: L.F. Johnston, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, circa 1945-1949

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