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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, Oct 1944 Reg. No: MM 018012
- 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.
|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|
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'.