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- A Place & Date Depicted Warrandyte, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Delivery of Building Materials, Warrandyte, Victoria, Mar 1939 Reg. No: MM 017764
- Black and white photograph of H.V. McKay Massey Harris 'Ford' trucks delivering materials to the building site in Warrandyte to replace houses destroyed by the1939 bushfires. Volunteer workers preparing to assist in reconstruction are also featured in the photograph.
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:
- A group of men standing in front of three large trucks on a road.
|Tagged with:||building construction, building materials, chimneys, construction equipment, motor trucks, roads, timber, trees, water tanks, volunteers|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection, Charitable Work & Sunshine Harvester Works|
|Original Caption:||GROUP OF VOLUNTEER WORKERS ARRIVING AT WARRANDYTE: MARCH 1939|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia, Mar 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'.
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