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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 12 August, 1959. "Seen directing the flow of motor-vehicles in Featherston Street after yesterday's Rugby match is Miss H. Thorn, a woman traffic officer attached to the Transport Department. It was the first time a women has done point duty in heavy traffic in New Zealand."

Identification

Object type
Image
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Relation
2017-20
Date
August 12, 1959
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015269
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other

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featherston street,
manawatū evening standard,
traffic congestion,
traffic control,
traffic officer,
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