Digitised Image

Re-grading of Rodrigo Road, Melrose, May 1932

Reference Number: 1/2-088464-G

View of relief workers using picks and shovels to re-grade Rodrigo Road, below the Karitane Hospital. A temporary railway, constructed to transport earth from the construction site, can be seen on the left. Taken by an unidenitfied photographer in May 1932.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Karitane Hospital (Wellington), Rodrigo Road and Unemployment.

Part of:
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. Single negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: Published in the Evening Post, 19 May 1932, p.9. Caption - Road making at Melrose - A view of the road just blow the Karitane Home, where re-grading is taking place. This work is being undertaken as a means of affording relief to the unemployed. This is Rodrigo Road, Melrose.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Melrose. 1932.(PFP-020701)

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