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One of the last New Zealand swaggers, Russian Jack's real name was Barrett Krumer. He roamed the Manawatu and Wairarapa for 53 years, walking between Mauriceville, Dannevirke, Woodville, Manawatu Gorge, Ashhurst, Taihape, Mangaweka, Ohingaiti, Hunterville, Bulls, Feilding, Pahiatua, Eketahuna and Masterton. Russian Jack was born in Latvia in 1878 and died and was buried in Greytown, 1967. A statue of him is in the Library Square, Masterton.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2013P_Pi592_007060
Title
'Russian Jack', swagger
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pi 592
Held In
Coolstore
License
no_known_restrictions

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Date
circa 1960

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Palmerston North City Library

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