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Ninety-two floats took part at the Palmerston North City Centennial celebrations of 1971. Approx. 10,000 people were present at the event to celebrate 100 years of Palmerston North. Keith Roland Hamblyn was a photographer with the Palmerston North Hospital Board for many years. In a private capacity, he documented a wide variety of public events between 1958 and the early 1970s.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
2014-26
Date
March 13, 1971
Digitisation ID
2022S_2014-26_038881
Format
Slide
Held In
Coolstore

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