Road making by unemployed men during the Depression, Akatarawa, Jan 1932
Reference Number: 1/2-084131-G
Men from the unemployed men's camp in Akatarawa excavating hillside to improve the Akatarawa Road as part of a relief work scheme during the Great Depression. Photograph taken by unidentified photographer and published in the Evening Post on 15 January 1932.
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Gelatin dry plate negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: This photo was published in the Evening Post, 1932, Jan. 15. Caption: "Relief work on the road. A gang of men at the task of improving the Akatarawa Rd, a scheme which is being carried out by men from the unemployed men's camp".
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures331. Labour conditions. 1930s(PFP-019488)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - top left: Jan 14th 1932
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