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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Sprinters at Company Picnic, Frankston, Victoria, 25 Feb 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 022033

Summary:
Black and white photograph showing the finish of the final at the Sunshine Handicap (with Harold Mason winning) at the Sunshine Harvester Works Picnic held at the Frankston Park in 1950.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 373. 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:
Five runners approaching the finish line at an athletics event.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: employees, picnics picnicking, workers, athletics
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Social Gatherings Organised by Sunshine Harvester Works, Sporting Clubs at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Original Caption: 'SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS PICNIC 1950'
People Depicted: Gathercole, M.; Mason, H.; Wilcox, E.; Laity, W.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 25 Feb 1950
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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