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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."

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Image
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2017N_2017-20_015269
Title
"Woman Handles Dense Traffic"
Relation
Coolstore
Format
B&W negative
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IMCA Digital Archive
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Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
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Palmerston North
Date
August 12, 1959

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Fairfax Media New Zealand

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