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Leaflet - Tuberculosis & Public Apathy, Victorian Tuberculosis Association, circa 1950s Document Reg. No: SH 891722

Summary:
Leaflet titled 'Tuberculosis & Public Apathy' issued by the Victorian Tuberculosis Association, circa 1950s. It was used in the Simpson's Gloves Factory, where it was found in a large storeroom downstairs.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd 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.
Description:
Single page typed notice on Victorian Tuberculosis Association Letterhead.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: trades, glovemaking, leatherworking, advertising, health campaigns, health checks, tuberculosis
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, Medicine in Society Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Public Health
Tertiary Classification: educational publications
Inscriptions: Printed on top of page: 'VICTORIAN TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION' [extensive text]
Issued By: Victorian Tuberculosis Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s
Place Used: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s

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