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The Hon J. McGirr, M.L.A., Minister for Housing - The Housing Commission of New South Wales, Volume 1 [presentation photograph album]

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PXD 957

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9NaAgX2Y

The Hon J. McGirr, M.L.A., Minister for Housing - The Housing Commission of New South Wales, Volume 1 [presentation photograph album]

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The Hon J. McGirr, M.L.A., Minister for Housing - The Housing Commission of New South Wales, Volume 1 [presentation photograph album]

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The Hon J. McGirr, M.L.A., Minister for Housing - The Housing Commission of New South Wales, Volume 1 [presentation photograph album]

Date

[ca. mid 1940s]

Call Numbers

PXD 957

Record Identifier

9NaAgX2Y
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (66 photoprints) - 47.5 x 37.8 cm. - gelatin silver

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. Typical three (3) bedroom brick cottages nearing completion
2. Completed brick cottages at Belfield
3. Rudd Park project, Municipality of Canterbury
4. Belmore project ; Bexley project
5. Cottages at Stockton, Newcastle ; Section of Kennedy & Bird's contract at Matraville
6. Aerial view of timber framed cottages at Lambton, New...

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The Hon J. McGirr, M.L.A., Minister for Housing - The Housing Commission of New South Wales, Volume 1 [presentation photograph album]

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NOTES

General note

Titled from cover.
Dated from the NSW Government Printing Office : collection of copy negatives, 1870-1988.
"To Mr McGirr / Wishing you and yours a happy Xmas and the continuance of our pleasant association on Housing in the coming year" -- on reverse of accompanying business card of "Edward R.C. Gallop, Chairman, The Housing Commission of N....

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Presented Aug 2004

Administrative / Biographical history

As part of the post-war reconstruction in the 1940s, James McGirr was appointed Minister for Housing in NSW. Between 1943 and 1949 the Housing Commission built 12,335 homes and a further 10,000 were under construction or in the planning stages. -- Reference: Celebrating 60 years of homes for the people / NSW Department of Housing. Ashfield, NSW :...

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PXD 957

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9NaAgX2Y

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441899

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