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Negative - Wando Vale, Victoria, 1938 Image Reg. No: MM 002979

Summary:
According to Chris McConville in Mum and Dad Made History (1988), under the Closer Settlement Act the government bought up and subdivided large properties in the Wando Vale area, and hundreds of families came to settle in the area.
Description Of Content:
Camp for workers involved in clover threshing.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Irene Pearce, 1986
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural workers, camp sites, motor cars, tents, closer settlement scheme
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Working Life - Catering
Tertiary Classification: campsites
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Wando Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1938
References: Chris McConville, 1988. Mum and Dad Made History, Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

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