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Bush fellers and camp site, Wairarapa

Bush fellers and camp site, Wairarapa

Bushfellers at their tent site in the forest. The photographs in this collection are thought to have been taken in the Forty Mile Bush area of Wairarapa, at Kaiparoro near Mount Bruce. The area was largely settled by Scandinavians who came to Wairarapa in the 1870s to clear the bush. The album from which they come has been identified as relating to Alfred and Eliza Falkner. See 2010N\_Eke3\_3512 for the same camp site.

 
Men arriving back to their bush camp, Wairarapa

Men arriving back to their bush camp, Wairarapa

The photographs in this collection are thought to have been taken in the Forty Mile Bush area of Wairarapa, at Kaiparoro near Mount Bruce. The area was largely settled by Scandinavians who came to Wairarpa in the 1870s to clear the bush. The unidentified men and dogs are returning to their tent camp. The album from which they come has been identified as relating to Alfred and Eliza Falkner.

 
Newly cleared farmland, Wairarapa

Newly cleared farmland, Wairarapa

The photographs in this collection are thought to have been taken in the Forty Mile Bush area of Wairarapa, at Kaiparoro near Mount Bruce. The area was largely settled by Scandinavians who came to Wairarpa in the 1870s to clear the bush. The album from which the photographs come from has been identified as relating to Alfred and Eliza Falkner.

 
Life history of Julia Wallace

Life history of Julia Wallace

Julia Wallace (1907-1991) was Palmerston North's first woman city councillor and principal of Palmerston North Girls' High School. She was involved with many community groups, including being the foundation president of the Manawatū Branch of the Federation of University Women, for which this biography was written.

 
Life story of Winifred Rockell

Life story of Winifred Rockell

Winifred Whiteoak Rockell (nee Slater) (b. 1930) had a varied work history and strong involvement with a number of community groups, including the New Zealand Federation of University /Women. This 'biography' contains a citation written for the awarding of a Massey University Medal in 1993, and CV notes.

 
Biography of Joy Bewley

Biography of Joy Bewley

The Manawatū Branch of New Zealand Federation of University Women celebrated Suffrage Year (1993) with a series of 'Her Stories' of senior members. Joy Bewley (b. 1916) was the first woman in New Zealand with a Geography degree and a teacher's certificate. She had a varied career, mainly related to her interest in geography. She married Norm Bewley in 1949, and they moved to Palmerston North in 1967. Joy was a long time member of NZFUW, joining in 1945.

 
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Skandia No. 1, 18 November 1875

This Danish-Norwegian newspaper was produced in Palmerston North on 18 November 1875. The editor was Hjalmar Graff. It is believed that this was the only volume produced. This copy was presented to the Manawatu Evening Standard offices in the 1950s. That organisation passed the copy on to the Palmerston North City Council.

 
Craven School Prize Book - Sesame and Lilies

Craven School Prize Book - Sesame and Lilies

This is the inside cover of a copy of Sesame and Lilies by John Ruskin, won by Craven School pupil Juanita "Nita" McHardy in December 1913 for work in Arithmetic. To view the book in its entirety, contact the Ian Matheson City Archives.

 
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Address to A Seifert Esq

An album containing an address from the Directorate of the A & L Seifert Flax Dressing Co. Ltd, to Alfred Seifert Esquire. The company operated the 'Miranui' flax mill near Shannon, and the address celebrates the role of Alfred Seifert in its development and ongoing operation. Signed by the Directors. Colour, hand painted illustrations and text.

 
Letter from Egypt during WWI
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Letter from Egypt during WWI

Letter from Pat (Percival) Argyle. Pat Argyle (1890-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Len enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Pat to his parents is from Zeitoun Camp near Cairo in Egypt. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from troopship during WWI
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Letter home from troopship during WWI

Letter from Pat (Percival) Argyle. Pat Argyle (1890-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Len enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Pat to his parents is from the ship carrying them to Europe. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI
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Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, is presumed to be from Gallipoli. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI
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Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, is presumed to be from Gallipoli. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI
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Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, is presumed to be from Gallipoli. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Egypt during WWI
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Letter home from Egypt during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from Zeitoun Camp near Cairo in Egypt. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Egypt during WWI

Letter home from Egypt during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from Zeitoun Camp in Egypt. He mentions that they may be sent to the Dardanelles soon. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter from Len Argyle during WWI
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Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from the ship that took them to Egypt after training at Trentham. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter from Len Argyle during WWI
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Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from the ship that took them to Egypt after training at Trentham. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter from Len Argyle during WWI
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Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from the ship that took them to Egypt after training at Trentham. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Letter from Len Argyle during WWI

Len Argyle (1894-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Pat (Percival) enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Len to his parents, was sent from the ship that took them to Europe, after training at Trentham. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI
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Letter home from Gallipoli during WWI

Pat (Percival) Argyle (1890-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Len enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Pat to his young brothers, was sent from Gallipoli in Turkey, and talks about what they are experiencing. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

 
Letter home from Egypt during WWI
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Letter home from Egypt during WWI

Letter from Pat (Percival) Argyle. Pat Argyle (1890-1915) was one of the sons of Henry and Alice Argyle of Bunnythorpe. He and his brother Len enlisted in the NZ Expeditionary Forces together and served in World War One. This letter from Pat to his parents is from Zeitoun Camp near Cairo in Egypt. Len and Pat both died at Chunuk Bair in 1915.

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