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Copy Negative - H.V McKay Massey Harris, Children at Christmas Party, Sunshine, Victoria, Dec 1948 Image Reg. No: MM 081019

Black and white photograph of children at the H.V McKay Massey Harris Christmas party in December 1949 at Sunshine Gardens. Pictured are employees Chas. Anderson (dressed as Santa Claus) and Fred Richer. The company's Social and Welfare Association organised the party which was attended by 150 children.

This is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of the Sunshine Harvester Works were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. In the 1950s, it was absorbed by Canadian firm Massey-Ferguson.
Black and white copy negative.
Description Of Content:
Group of children surrounding a man dressed as Santa Claus.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: parties, workers, children, charities, social activities, christmas celebrations, santa claus
Themes this item is part of: Employee Welfare Assistance at Sunshine Harvester Works, Childhood & Youth Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Format: Negative - Copy: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1948

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