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Photograph - Sunshine Technical School, Victoria, 1910-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 016522

Black and white photograph of the Sunshine Technical School. The school was established with the assistance of H.V McKay. It supplied a pool of trained labour for the factory. Apprentices undertook part of their training at the technical school in the trade section. This was one of the first technical schools.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Description Of Content:
A group of boys and girls standing in front of the school.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: portraits, schools, streetscapes, workers, school children, apprenticeships, vocational training
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Apprenticeships at Sunshine Harvester Works
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Trade & Technical Schools
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1920

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