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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Annual Christmas Ball, Brunswick, Victoria, Dec 1949 Image Reg. No: MM 022027

Summary:
Black and white photograph of H.V McKay Massey Harris employees and friends enjoying the company Christmas Ball held at Brunswick Town Hall in 1949.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 369. 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 and women standing in a room and facing the camera, smiling. Two men are kneeling at the front.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: factory workers, christmas dinners, christmas celebrations, formal wear, balls dances
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Social Gatherings Organised by Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
People Depicted: McFaydgeon, Alan; Clifton, Gwen; Killeen, Kevin; Poole, Cliff; Nash, Trevor; Rhodes
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1949
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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