Photograph, 16 of 16, Mataura Paper Mill Album [Bag Making Department]; unknown ...


Photograph, 16 of 16, Mataura Paper Mill Album [Bag Making Department]

About this object

Photograph; 16 of 16 from an album of black and white photographs taken in the 1920s and 1930s showing various aspects of the Mataura Paper Mill. This photograph was taken between 1932 and 1933 and shows the Mill's Bag Making Department. The label reads: 'Bag Making Department Mataura Paper Mill 1932/33, machine workers'. It also names everyone as follows:

Machine workers, background, left to right:
Bell Donnell, Marion Maley, Irene Chamberlain, Peggy Wylie, Marie Gaudion, Lorna Brett, Ida Richmond, (Obscured) Jim Mitchell, Bagroom Foreman.

Left front table, left to right:
Isabel McGillivray, Lizzie Redman, Hazel Newlands, Nellie English, Jimmy McGowan, Bella Hardie, Maude Chamberlain, Sarah Redman.

Long table (centre), left to right:
Francis McGowan, Mary Reynolds, Edith Watt, Alice Murrell, Dave Gilchrist.

Back Row, left to right:
Etta Grant, Betty Gourley, Mavis Mascall, Hazel Maley, Dot McGillivray, Rae Allison.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura


unknown photographer

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h 150mm x w 200mm


photograph, black and white

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Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill

Subject and Association Keywords

industry/mataura paper mill/employees

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

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