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Otto Gustav Rosenau and small Gordon Ogilvie

This is Otto Gustav Rosenau and small Gordon Ogilvie. Christchurch author) Gordon is a small boy on the families orchard in Horotane valley. This photo depicts an encounter with someone who had...

Date 1939-09 (year and month approximate)
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Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Sincerely yours Des

Street photo of a man in central Christchurch

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Eleanor Upritchard in Ambulance Driver uniform

My mother Eleanor Phyllis Clarkson, nee Upritchard, as a volunteer ambulance driver.  She was an excellent driver who got her license in her teens and, according to reports,  drove a very sporty...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Meeting Michael Joseph Savage on St Asaph Street

This photo includes one eminently recognisable gentleman. The then Prime Minister MJ (Micky) Savage - plus a bunch of other folk who happened to be, or rather wanted to be, on that stretch of St Asaph...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Royal Tour, George VI & Queen Elizabeth

George VI and Queen Elizabeth toured New Zealand in 1927. The car appears later than 1927 and there is no similar car in any other existing photos of the New Zealand tour- it appears likely be Canada...

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Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Lichfield Shirt Company

"My mother's first job at Lichfield Shirt Co, Staff photo 1938-1939. Tuam Street." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Scottish Society Pipe Band, winners of the B Grade Championship

Left to Right from back: P. Bruce, R. Cummings, W. Paterson, A. Eyles, W. Armstrong. Middle row: A. McLachlan (Pipe Major), A. McMillan, R. Syme, M. Smith, R. Murie (Drum Major). Front row: W. Penman...

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Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Miss Joyce Macaulay on a park bench

My aunt, Joyce Macaulay, aged about 20 in Christchurch ca. 1939. Joyce became a registered nurse matron at Whangarei Hospital and taught nursing at Christchurch Hospital.

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Honeymoon in Rotorua

Lydia and Gid McKenzie (the couple). Honeymoon in Rotorua. January 29th 1939.

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Camping at Leithfield Beach

Our annual family camp site at Leithfield Beach where we stayed 6 weeks. The Rugby car with rug covering the tyre for sun protection and our new caravan of which we were very proud. Note how we always...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Construction of the Municipal Electricity Department building

View from the destructor chimney looking down to the Municipal Electricity Department building during the final stages of construction on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street.

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

Municipal Electricity Department main office

Interior of the Municipal Electricity Department main office in the MED building on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street shortly following the completion of construction works.

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

Municipal Electricity Department building clock

Close-up view of the Municipal Electricity Department building clock on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street.

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

Friends by the Bridge of Remembrance 1939

My mother Naomi Poulsen in front with friends Ngaire and Alma by the Bridge of Remembrance. Photo taken from the south side of the bridge. Highly commended in the 2014 Christchurch City Libraries...

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Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

M.E.D building new clock

The new clock being moved into position on the front of the Municipal Electricity Department building on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street.

Date unspecified day in 1939-05
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

M.E.D building at night

Exterior of the Municipal Electricity Department building on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street lit up at night.

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

M.E.D building from north west corner

Exterior of the north west corner of the Municipal Electricity Department building on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street during the final stages of construction, before the clock was...

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

South east view from the destructor chimney

View from the top of the Municipal Electricity Department destructor chimney on Armagh Street looking south east towards Latimer Square, Gloucester Street, Worcester Street and Hereford Street and on...

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

South west from the top of destructor chimney

View from the top of the Municipal Electricity Department destructor chimney on Armagh Street looking south west towards Gloucester Street and Worcester Street. In view is Trinity Congregational...

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

South from the top of destructor chimney

View from the top of the Municipal Electricity Department destructor chimney on Armagh Street looking south towards Gloucester Street and Worcester Street. In view is A. R. Harris Company Limited with...

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

East from the top of destructor chimney

View from the top of the Municipal Electricity Department destructor chimney on Armagh Street looking east along Gloucester Street past Latimer Square and the intersection with Madras Street. Taken...

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs

East from the top of destructor chimney

View from the top of the Municipal Electricity Department destructor chimney on Armagh Street looking east towards the intersection of Armagh Street and Madras Street. Taken shortly before the chimney...

Date unspecified month and day in 1939
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Collection MED Historical Photographs