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Spirit level

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John Docker collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Tributes to the Memory of Former Senator William Morrow

Tributes to the Memory of Former Senator William Morrow

Milleese Morrow Boughton collection
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Booklets
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1980
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Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

Pipe case used by Ben Chifley

MJ Brown collection
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Pipe cases
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

Pocket Politics No.1, 1955

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 12
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Pamphlets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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The Liberal Party of Australia
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1955
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Vice-Regal Bicky

Vice-Regal Bicky

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Photograph of the Australian Labor Government in January 1971

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Fred Daly collection
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Australian Labor Party
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Christmas card for 1966, produced by Al Grassby and his family

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Al Grassby collection
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Christmas cards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1966
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly, Gough Whitlam and others at a cocktail function

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government '1245 Canberra first of two politics, Australia's political deadlock was resolved today...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon of Labor Premier of Western Australia, Brian Burke

Cartoon of Labor Premier of Western Australia, Brian Burke

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Cartoon of Simon Crean, Vice-President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The deadlock which arose was one which, in the interests of the nation, had to be resolved as promptly as possible...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Election leaflet for Al Grassby

Election leaflet for Al Grassby

Al Grassby collection
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1968
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Cartoon of Paul Keating dressed as a school boy playing with Commonwealth matchbox cars

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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Steel horseshoe magnet

Steel horseshoe magnet

John Docker collection
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Magnets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a microphone, 1974

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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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Mick Syrup

Mick Syrup

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Black and white photograph of the Labor Party in front of Old Parliament House, 1951

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Fred Daly collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Labor Party
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1951
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Election leaflet for Al Grassby in Italian

Election leaflet for Al Grassby in Italian

Al Grassby collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1965
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The decisions I have made were made after I was satisfied that Mr Whitlam could not obtain supply...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon of Neville Wran being bound to a post with an electrical cord by Malcolm Fraser and John Howard

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1982
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Cartoon of trade unionist John Halfpenny and federal Labor politician John Button

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1986
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Framed list of signatures from the Federal Labor Government Cabinet Meeting Canberra, December 14, 1949

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Fred Daly collection
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Lists
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'FLASH FLASH FLASH Canberra, The Governor General Sir John Kerr has withdrawn the commission of the Prime Minister...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Photograph of the Australian Labor Government in January 1971

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Australian Labor Party
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Appropriation bills, which have now been deferred by the Senate three times...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating as a bank teller

Cartoon of Treasurer Paul Keating as a bank teller

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1992
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Photograph showing Fred Daly and others on a podium

Photograph showing Fred Daly and others on a podium

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Australian Labor Party
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Black and white portrait photograph of Arthur Calwell

Black and white portrait photograph of Arthur Calwell

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Hon Arthur A. Calwell
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Black and white photograph of Fred Daly at a microphone, 1974

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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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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Pronorsquare, In a move unprecedented in Australia's 75 year history as a Federation...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Chisel

Chisel

John Docker collection
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Chisels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Black and white photograph of Ben Chifley and four men

Black and white photograph of Ben Chifley and four men

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Carpenter's pincers, branded

Carpenter's pincers, branded "9"

John Docker collection
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Carpenters pincers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Adelaide Electric Trams, Opened March 9, 1909. First Car Driven by Mrs. Price.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Anne E. Price
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1909
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Vote 1 Grassby

Vote 1 Grassby

Al Grassby collection
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Advertising leaflets
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1965
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Black and white photograph of Gough Whitlam and Fred Daly, 1973

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1973
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Christmas card produced by Al Grassby and his family

Christmas card produced by Al Grassby and his family

Al Grassby collection
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1968
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Black and white photograph of the Labour Government, 1950

Black and white photograph of the Labour Government, 1950

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Australian Labor Party
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1950
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Fish and chips

Fish and chips

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean Alston
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1996
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Cartoon depicting Jim Cairns wearing a tie with a heart on it

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Clarrie King collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Clarrie King
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1975
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Federal labor party caucus today unanimously agreed on a half senate election on December 13...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Australia's Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, today ensured himself of a place in history...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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The McGowen Ministry

The McGowen Ministry

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1910
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Rabbet plane

Rabbet plane

John Docker collection
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Rabbet planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Crean Cream

Crean Cream

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1944

Black and white portrait photograph of Fred Daly, 1944

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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North Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1944
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Retreat from Kirribilli

Retreat from Kirribilli

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1984
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Black and white photograph of 1980 Election Campaign public meeting at Lilydale High School on 22 August 1980

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Peter Milton collection
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Photographs
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Lilydale High School, Lilydale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Neither Mr Fraser, nor Mr Gorton (Lind Vic) voted in the vital division...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Black and white photograph of Ben Chifley, mid speech, with four female nurses

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Bush and Hawke get out of the Gulf

Bush and Hawke get out of the Gulf

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Iraq
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George H. Bush Snr
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1990
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Letter from Gough Whitlam asking Minister L Barnard to Act as Prime Minister from 25 October to 5 November 1973 during Whitlam's absence in China

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Hon Lance Barnard collection
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Business letters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Hon Edward G. Whitlam
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1973
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Speech delivered by Mr A J Grassby, MLA, 1965

Speech delivered by Mr A J Grassby, MLA, 1965

Al Grassby collection
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Booklets
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Parliament House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Hon Al J. Grassby
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1965
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Black and white photograph of Ben Chifley and four men

Black and white photograph of Ben Chifley and four men

Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Bailey wood plane

Bailey wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Booklet produced by the Australian Labor Party for the 1949 election campaign

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Labor Party
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1949
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'The Victorian Upper House rejected annual Budgets on two occasions...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Telegrams
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Australian Associated Press
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1975
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Teleprinter printout related to the dismissal of the Whitlam government 'Prime Minister Mr Gough Whitlam, today spent 15 mins with the Governor General, Sir John Kerr...'

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Pat Rawlings collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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1975
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