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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Third Victory Loan Campaign, Sunshine, Victoria, May 1945 Reg. No: MM 021580
- Black and white photograph of three H.V McKay Massey Harris employee who organised a tug-of-war competition to raise funds for the Third Victory Loan Campaign in May 1945. A total of 510 subscribers raised £7,610.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 9. 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:
- Three women standing around a board outlining the results of the tug-of-war competition.
|Tagged with:||tug of war, world war ii 1939-1945, women s work, war bonds|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sunshine Harvester Works, Contributions to the War Effort, World War II, 1940-1945, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||civilian life|
|Original Caption:||SUNSHINE REVIEW JUNE 1945: MAY 1945|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, May 1945|
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'.
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