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"Colourful Sight for B and A's"

"Colourful Sight for B and A's"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 22 December, 1959. “Messrs Barraud and Abraham, Ltd., have made full use of the side wall to their new building by displaying the various travelling companies they represent with these colourful signs. Workmen were engaged today in completing the signs.”

 
"Children’s Christmas Party At Police Station"

"Children’s Christmas Party At Police Station"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 24 December, 1959. “The children of the members of the Police Force in Palmerston North enjoyed a Christmas party at the Police Station yesterday. The photograph shows a little girl and boy receiving a gift from Father Christmas.”

 
"Icing Twenty-eight Christmas Cakes"

"Icing Twenty-eight Christmas Cakes"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 23 December, 1959. “Miss M. Bloxam, the senior dietitian at the Palmerston North Hospital, puts paper ruffles on the Christmas cakes which she had previously iced. The cakes will be shared among the wards and the various departments during the Christmas period.”

 
"Cheerful Welcome To Palmerston North"

"Cheerful Welcome To Palmerston North"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 21 December, 1959. “Yesterday the members of the Palmerston North Jaycee erected large signs on three highways leading into Palmerston North. It is hoped to erect one at Fitzherbert shortly. The party is seen after erecting one of the signs.”

 
"Nose of the United States Navy Savage Aircraft"

"Nose of the United States Navy Savage Aircraft"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 19 December, 1959. “Installed in the nose of the United States Navy Savage aircraft recently based at Ohakea was this large aerial camera used for taking oblique photographs. The nose of the aircraft is hinged to permit servicing of the camera.”

 
"Colonel Inspects Cadets During Field Exercise"

"Colonel Inspects Cadets During Field Exercise"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 18 December, 1959. “Colonel E. A. Ernstrom, the Assistant-Director Medical services, watches while Army cadets treat a “seriously injured” man during a field exercise at Linton Camp yesterday. The colonel visited the camp to carry out an inspection of the boys who are taking part in a medical course.”

 
"Commercial Travellers Entertain Orphans"

"Commercial Travellers Entertain Orphans"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 18 December, 1959. “The commercial travellers in Palmerston North yesterday entertained the children from the orphanages to a visit to Father Christmas at Messrs Collinson and Cunninghame’s cave and later at the Meteor Theatre. The children are seen crossing the street near the Post Office with members of the organisation.”

 
"Soldiers Home for Christmas"

"Soldiers Home for Christmas"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 16 December, 1959. “Private R. Burns, who stopped at Palmerston North Railway Station on his way home to Gisborne from service in Malaya, shakes hands with Mr P. Lynch, a former soldier with the New Zealand Malayan Contingent. Looking on is Private L. C. Duggan. Both soldiers expressed themselves as heartily glad to be back home.”

 
Kindergarten Christmas Party" Takaro

Kindergarten Christmas Party" Takaro

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 15 December, 1959. “Judging by the expressions on their faces these children are enjoying the Christmas party held for them by the Takaro Kindergarten. From the left are: Yvonne Robinson, Bruce Le Cheminant, Wendy Andrews, Warwick Purves and Fay Paiggi.”

 
"Linton Camp Cultivates Fairies"

"Linton Camp Cultivates Fairies"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 11 December, 1959. “These three fairies stole the show at the Linton Military Camp last night during the Linton School fancy dress party. Susan Martin, aged two, on the right, appeared to be the youngest. In the foreground is Marquerite Nash, aged three and three-quarters, with Carol Gilliland, also three and three-quarters, next to Susan. About 150 other children took part in the function.”

 
"Dear Santa Claus"

"Dear Santa Claus"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 9 December, 1959. “Please could I have a ……….” writes six-year-old Karen Hughes. The photograph shows Karen engrossed in her most important letter-writing assignment for the year. The inset (top left) shows the context of the letter.”

 
"Make-Up For Youthful Theatricals"

"Make-Up For Youthful Theatricals"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 8 December, 1959. “Three young artists are seen being prepared for their part in the Ross Intermediate School’s production of “Ali Baba” which had its opening night in the Palmerston North Boys’ High School hall yesterday. From the left to right they are: Mrs H. K. McKay, Dennis Bullock, Miss B. Francis, Ann Mills, Mrs A. M. More and Kerry Martin.”

 
"Local Funds And Voluntary Labour Produce A Learners’ Pool"

"Local Funds And Voluntary Labour Produce A Learners’ Pool"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 8 December, 1959. “The Winchester School which is in use but has not yet been officially opened, now has a swimming pool. The pool, which is 40ft long by 20ft wide and 3ft deep, was constructed on nine Saturdays by a working bee of local residents, the funds having been raised by the school committee, the Parent-Teachers Association, the Mothers’ Club and the children themselves. The photograph shows pupils receiving swimming instruction from a teacher during a class this morning.”

 
"Economic Prosperity Is Predicted"

"Economic Prosperity Is Predicted"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 4 December, 1959. “The field of retailing is one in which any young man or woman can be sure of a prosperous and secure future. The economists predict that New Zealand is shortly to enter a retail boom which will be greater than any experienced since the closure of the last war. The future executives for the expansion will be recruited from young people. This photograph was taken inside one of Palmerston North’s most modern department stores.”

 
"Go Cart in City"

"Go Cart in City"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 3 December, 1959. “The new craze of Go-karting struck Palmerston North yesterday afternoon with the arrival of this Go-kart from Auckland. Three drivers, Mr J. Stevens (left), John Stevens (right) and seated Mr D. Sinton, the designer, took 10.5 hours’ running time to reach Palmerston North. Shortly after 9 o’clock this morning they were on their way to Wellington.”

 
"Mothers Skating Champion"

"Mothers Skating Champion"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 3 December, 1959. “Gracefully completing a figure-of eight is Mrs J. Meech, the winner of the mothers’ section of the figure skating at the Palmerston North indoor roller skating championships held in Feilding last weekend. This competition is somewhat unique, yet a large number of mothers have shown interest in the instructional sessions held by the club’s coach, Mr Ray Russell. In the background are the other four competitors in Saturday’s championships.”

 
"Practice For Gymnastic Display"

"Practice For Gymnastic Display"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 28 October, 1959. "This photograph was taken last night during a practice for the annual Y.M.C.A. Gymnastic display this week. Those taking part in this breathtaking pyramid act, which is being performed on a table top, are (from the left at the bottom) Miss M. Metcalfe, Mr I. Newman and Mrs J. Stuart. At the top is Mr C. McMullen, and supporting him is Mr I. Stuart."

 
"Road Congestion at Ohakea" Air Display

"Road Congestion at Ohakea" Air Display

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 27 October, 1959. "Traffic going and coming from the Ohakea air display yesterday was often at a standstill and stretched as far as the eye could see. This photograph gives some idea of the congestion." Other photos associated with this article were published on the 27 October, 1959.

 
"Cars Serve as Grandstands"

"Cars Serve as Grandstands"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 27 October, 1959. "At the Ohakea air display yesterday stands of all descriptions were pressed into use. Here spectators on the roof of this car had an excellent view of the display with the aid of a telescope and a portable radio to give them a commentary." Other photos associated with this article were published on the 27 October, 1959.

 
"North Island Motor Rally"

"North Island Motor Rally"

This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 24 October, 1959. "The North Island motor rally was held today. The cars and drivers after their arrival in Palmerston North, were put through various tests. The above photograph shows a contestant braking at the conclusion of his course."

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