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Photograph - Staff Unloading Coal, Sunshine, Victoria, 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 016109

Summary:
Black and white photograph of office staff at Sunshine Harvester Works unloading coal from the Railway Trucks at the factory during the 1911 strike.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 10. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia.
Description Of Content:
Staff unloading coal from a railway wagon for use in the furnaces during a strike in 1911.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: coal, railway wagons, workers, strikes, industrial disputes
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: workers
Original Caption: FROM LEFT - MESSRS SMALL, MOORE, GENDEN & HOLLAND. OFFICE STAFF UNLOADING COAL DURING THE STRIKE JANUARY TO MARCH, 1911
Inscriptions: REFERS TO FRAME NOS. 09876 & 09877.
People Depicted: Small, (First Name Unknown); Moore, (First Name Unknown); Genden, (First Name Unknown); Holland, (First Name Unknown)
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1911
References: http://museumvictoria.com.au/sunshine. Viewed 7.5.09.
http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100286b.htm. Viewed 7.5.09.
Perry, Warren. 'The Science Museum of Victoria'.
Bibliography:
  1. [Chapter] Dale-Hallett, Liza, et al. 'The McKay Collection', in Rasmussen, Carolyn. A Museum for the People: A History of Museum Victoria. p.271-273., 2001
  2. [Article] 2003. "Resurrecting the Sunshine Harvester Works: Re-presenting and Reinterpreting the Experience of Industrial Work in Twentieth-Century Australia", Labour History., 2003
  3. [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza. 2004. "Collecting by Stealth: the HV McKay Collection", Museum Victoria Magazine., 2004

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