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A photographic series prepared by the Prime Minister’s Department in 1947 to attract British migrants. The Evans family of 5 Mansford Place, Palmerston North were selected to show the living conditions of a typical New Zealand family. Betty Evans chooses books at the Palmerston North Public Library at the corner of the Square and Fitzherbert Avenue. Built in 1929, it was the fourth Public Library in the city. In 1938 the Council abolished subscriptions and offered a free service to residents.

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2010N_A175-67-1_004190
Title
Evans Family Collection: Mrs Evans at Palmerston North Public Library
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CA: Evans Collection A175/67/1
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Corner The Square and Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North
Date
1947

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Palmerston North City Library

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