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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Annual Christmas Social, Brunswick, Victoria, Dec 1949 Image Reg. No: MM 022028

Summary:
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:
The Social and Welfare Association's Annual Christmas Social held at the Brunswick Town Hall. "These young people are typical of the many employees and their friends who enjoyed the evening. All sections of the factory and offices were well represented".
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: employees, executives, social functions, christmas celebrations, balls dances
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Employee Welfare Assistance at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Inscriptions: Stamped: "ALLAN STUDIOS 318 SMITH ST. COLLINGWOOD VICTORIA. PHONE JA 2147. WHEN ORDERING, QUOTE: REF. NO. 55 POSITION F"
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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