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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 29 July, 1959. "Mr and Mrs N. E. Jennings, with two of their six children, Marion and David, stand against the background of their house which was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. The family have taken their loss philosophically, and plan to build their new home on the burned out site."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015256
Title
"Philosophical About Their Misfortune"
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other
Relation
2017-20
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Date
July 29, 1959

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Place
Okuku Road, Shannon

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Taxonomy

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