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A photographic series prepared by the Prime Minister’s Department in 1947 to attract British migrants. The Evans family of 5 Mansford Place, Palmerston North were selected to show the living conditions of a typical New Zealand family. Betty Evans collecting 2 ½ pints of milk and what may be ½ pint of cream, the quantity reflecting a good standard of living for a family of five. The letterbox is one of the standard types supplied to all houses in the Savage Crescent state suburb.

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2010N_A175-67-1_004191
Title
Evans Family Collection: Betty Evans at the letterbox, 5 Mansford Place
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CA: Evans Collection A175/67/1
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5 Mansford Place, Palmerston North
Date
1947

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Palmerston North City Library

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