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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Delivery of Building Materials, Warrandyte, Victoria, Mar 1939 Image 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.
Discipline: Technology

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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, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Rural
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1939
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'.
  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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