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photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Children at Company Picnic, Frankston, Victoria, 25 Feb 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 022036

Summary:
Black and white photograph of employees' children queuing for refreshments at the H.V McKay Massey Harris 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 374. 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 long line of children standing on an open field.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: children, picnics picnicking, pkmhvgawnlj, factory workers, refreshment stand
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Childhood & Youth 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 FRANKSTON PARK: CHILDREN FORMED A CONSTANT QUEUE AT THEIR REFESHMENT MARQUEE AND WERE WELL REWARDED FOR THEIR PATIENCE: 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': APRIL 1950
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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