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A dinner was held in the Produce Hall at the Showgrounds, Palmerston North to celebrate the return of Slesvig to Denmark, followed by entertainment and games for the children, and a concert in the evening. Over 400 Danish settlers and their descendents attended from around New Zealand. Dignitaries included Mr Charles Dahl in the chair; J A Nash (MP); M Myers (Danish Consul for New Zealand); Colonel Melville, J R Hardie (Town Clerk); J R Hughes (Borough Engineer) and Councillors. The women standing in white dresses, with red sashes, were the waitresses (dressed in the colours of Denmark).

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2007N_Scand4_A-E_0334
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Banquet to celebrate the restoration of Slesvig to Denmark, in Palmerston North
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Public Photograph Collection Scand 4
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Palmerston North
Date
April 14, 1920

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