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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, Oct 1944 Image Reg. No: MM 018012

Summary:
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 174. 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:
Seated on the 'General Grant' tank with servicemen are 3 employees: from left to right: Miss Wright (Army) Miss Ross (Navy) Mrs Summers (Air Force). These women raised money from their fellow employees as loans for the war effort.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: armoured vehicles, employees, factories, official visits, soldiers, tanks, workers, women s work, military forces
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: VISIT OF GENERAL GRANT TANK TO SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS FOR THE SECOND VICTORY WAR LOAN: 3RD OCT 1944
Inscriptions: Stamped: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, 3 Oct,1944.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 03 Oct 1944
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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