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Photograph - Staff Unloading Coal at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 016145

Summary:
Black and white photograph of Sunshine Harvester Works office staff unloading coal from rail wagons during the 1911 strike.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 22. 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:
Eleven men standing in railway wagons with a pile of coal on the right-hand side.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agriculture, coal, rail transport, railway wagons, railways, strikes, trade unions, workers, industrial disputes
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: transportation
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1911
Creator: H.V. McKay, Sunshine Harvester Works, 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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