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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Married Men's Race at Company Picnic, Frankston, Victoria, 25 Feb 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 022034

Summary:
Black and white photograph of men participating in the Married Men's Race held during the H.V McKay Massey Harris picnic at Frankston Park.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 372. 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 seven men running towards the finish line. One man seen has fallen to the ground.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: employees, picnics picnicking, workers
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
Original Caption: SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS PICNIC 1950: HELD AT THE FRANKSTON PARK: THE MARRIED MEN SHOW THEIR PACES: 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': APRIL 1950
Inscriptions: Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE. 25 FEB 1950"
People Depicted: Nicholls, Ernie; Bradbury, Peter
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 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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