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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Fourth Liberty Loan Campaign Parade, Melbourne, Victoria, Oct 1943 Image Reg. No: MM 017938

Summary:
Black and white photograph of H.V McKay Massey Harris machinery in a parade organised to raise funds for the Fourth Liberty Loan campaign during the World War II.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 3: "Miscellaneous: H.V. McKay Ballarat, Sunshine Factories & Products; Maps, Plans & Charts; Passport Photographs; 1904-1945", page 153. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.

This image forms part of the extensive McKay Sunshine collection which includes images, film, objects, trade publications and oral histories.
Description Of Content:
Two trucks carrying agricultural machinery moving through a parade as spectators look on.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, motor cars, parades, spectators, war effort, world war ii 1939-1945, fundraising events, tractors, trucks, war bonds
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Sunshine Harvester Works, Contributions to the War Effort, World War II, 1940-1945
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: fundraising
Original Caption: 'SUNSHINE MACHINERY USED IN 4TH LIBERTY LOAN PARADE IN MELBOURNE: OCT 1943'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1943
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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