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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 29 July, 1959. "This heap of rubble, ash, twisted iron and two chimneys was once the nine-roomed home of the Jennings family in Okuku Road, near Shannon. The family lost all their possessions in the blaze, but no lives were lost."

Identification

Object type
Image
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Relation
2017-20
Date
July 29, 1959
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015255
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other

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demolition,
fire,
manawatū evening standard,
okuku road shannon,
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