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Photograph Alicia Walsh and three unknown women

Photograph Alicia Walsh and three unknown women

Alicia Walsh collection
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Wooden scribe made from wood with a small tack like metal piece attached

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George O Crawford collection
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Woodworking tools
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Photograph of four people including Bill Morrow in a room

Photograph of four people including Bill Morrow in a room

Audrey Johnson collection
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Mr William 'Bill' Morrow
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IPU Conference Brussels September 1961 Irish and Australian Delegations

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Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1961
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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List of 38 names

List of 38 names

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Lists
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Poland
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1945
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Ethel Faithfull and her daughter Florence Ethel in 1910 with Tiger the cat

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lilian Anderson [nee Faithfull] with her daughter Clarice seated beside her in an open carriage

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Handwritten document in lead and blue pencil

Handwritten document in lead and blue pencil

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Documents
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Poland
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1945
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Senate Chamber in the Provisional Parliament House.

Senate Chamber in the Provisional Parliament House.

Ruth Schmedding collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr Robert A. Broinowski
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Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Latvian ring-shaped brooch

Guna Kinne collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Latvia
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Mrs Guna Kinne
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1942
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Bride

Bride

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Two photographs-Benny Zable, Adelaide Memorial Installation 1984, and, Canberra Festival Pageant Theatre April 1985

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1984
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Fred Daly

Fred Daly

Fred Daly collection
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Club

Club

Charles Hart collection
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Clubs
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Photographic postcard - Bowral.

Photographic postcard - Bowral.

Enid Treadgold collection
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Washing sheep before shearing, 1880

Washing sheep before shearing, 1880

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographof the inside of a building with no roof and rubble on the floor

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J B Young Ltd collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1966
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Black and white photograph of 'King of Canberra' Fred Daly saluting the crowd

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Fred Daly collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Colour photograph of a group of managers and directors

Colour photograph of a group of managers and directors

Fred Daly collection
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Lucian and Ethel returning from honeymoon in 1895

Lucian and Ethel returning from honeymoon in 1895

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1895
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Photograph of Carmelo Mirabelli and three companions with rifles and killed rabbits

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Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 2
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Four horses and a carriage in front of Camelot

Four horses and a carriage in front of Camelot

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cooking basin

Cooking basin

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cooking equipment
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1920
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Camelot, home of Lilian Faithfull after her marriage to William Hugh Anderson.

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph depicting Moir family picnic at Delta Downs Station, North QLD, c1890s

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Delta Downs Station collection
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Delta Downs Station, Normanton, Queensland, Australia
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Alphonse Chargois
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1890
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Six camels in front of a large building

Six camels in front of a large building

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Opening of Burwood Social Security Office, Friday 22 nd November 1974, Mr Daly with Mr Powell, NSW Director of Social Security

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Fred Daly collection
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Blue van parked beside the road, with a sign 'Stop the Bulldozers'

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Otto Cserhalmi collection
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Photograph showing Jan Zagora conducting a small group of musicians

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George Zagora collection
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Gough Whitlam addressing a large crowd

Gough Whitlam addressing a large crowd

Fred Daly collection
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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Gateway to Springfield with a foliage arch over the road with a sign marked

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photograph of Fred Daly with three unidentified males

Photograph of Fred Daly with three unidentified males

Fred Daly collection
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Photograph and ABC studio business card of Herbert Browne, 1938

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Herbert Browne collection
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Portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Portrait photograph of Lieutenant Vincent Burns, 1916

Vincent Burns collection
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London, England
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Lyceum Studios
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1916
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Octagonal white bone china cup, featuring a picture of the Speaker of the House of Representatives chair, and a matching saucer

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Cups and saucers
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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A man seated in a garden setting

A man seated in a garden setting

Enid Treadgold collection
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Record player needle

Record player needle

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Styluses
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Souvenir mug - Bicentenary of Australia

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1788
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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White wooden 'make-do' stool made by soldier settler Harry Newman at Narrogin, Western Australia, in 1922

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Harry and Natalie Newman collection
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Stools
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Narrogin Agricultural Area, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Henry '. Newman
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1922
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a microphone, 1974

Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a microphone, 197...

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1974
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Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Objects to accompany an Underwood typewriter

Helen Mason collection
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Typewriter accessories
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1927
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly using an intercom-speaker with an unidentified Chinese man, 1963

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Fred Daly collection
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China
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1963
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Black and white photograph of US swimmers Leslie Bunyan, Charlotte Boyle, Alice Lord and Ethelda Bleibtrey

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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United States of America
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Miss Leslie Bunyan
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Colour photograph of a crowd gathered around Benny Zable's pyramid of gallon drums

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children,  Jessie, Phyllis, George (Tom)

Jessie Harris (nee Baker) with her children, Jessie, Phylli...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly seated, gesturing and in mid-sentence, 1980s

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Fred Daly collection
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1980
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Woman standing on a sheltered balcony, holding a baby in a long dress - Yvonne 3 months

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Thompson Family collection
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Photograph of Winnie O'Sullivan standing with her hands clasped

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Kevin Hannan collection
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