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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Third Victory Loan Campaign, Sunshine, Victoria, May 1945 Image Reg. No: MM 021580

Summary:
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.
Discipline: Technology

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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
Tertiary Classification: fundraising
Original Caption: SUNSHINE REVIEW JUNE 1945: MAY 1945
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, May 1945
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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