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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Staff Rebuilding House, Warrandyte, Victoria, May 1939 Reg. No: MM 017763
- Black and white photograph of McKay employees rebuilding a house destroyed in the 1939 bushfires. This building was one of five houses constructed by the company's workers.
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 101. 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:
- Group of four men working at a building site. Two are on the roof while the remaining men are working on the ground.
|Tagged with:||building construction, building materials, concrete, construction equipment, construction workers, ladders, motor trucks, timber, volunteers|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection, Charitable Work & Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Original Caption:||HOUSE (1 OF 5 BUILT) BUILT BY EMPLOYEES OF H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY. LTD. TO REPLACE THOSE DESTROYED BY BUSHFIRE|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, May 1939|
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'.