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Library staff clean up after a flood, caused by a burst water main, in the Rental Department. This purpose-built library on the corner of Fitzherbert Avenue and The Square was opened in 1928 and served Palmerston North until 1965.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011N_L14_004975
Title
Flood in Palmerston North Public Library
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection L14
Date
July 31, 1956

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Creation

Created By
Place
Corner Fitzherbert Avenue and The Square, Palmerston North

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
1950s,
black and white,
books,
flood,
palmerston north public library,
photographs,
work,
Community Tags
flood,

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