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Toddler with Doll

Toddler with Doll

This photograph was created by William James Young in the early 20th century. A large variety of subjects are depicted in the collection, but family, rural life...

 
Children Standing in Rangitikei Street

Children Standing in Rangitikei Street

This composite panorama was published in the Auckland Weekly News on 23 June 1904. The realism of the panorama is marred by the presence of the same children on...

 
Ernest and Harriet Davis

Ernest and Harriet Davis

Ernest Davis (1901-1981) in army uniform and his mother, Harriet Davis, walking outside the Post Office, in The Square, Palmerston North. Ernie served in WWII, ...

 
To My Dear Sister, embroidered WWI postcard
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To My Dear Sister, embroidered WWI postcard

This postcard comes from the Mackrell Archive. They came to be in possession of the Mackrell family by way of Huia Mackrell's wife, Doris Cammock (later Mrs Mac...

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circa 1917
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Fishing party

Fishing party

A group of fishermen and their catch at Foxton Beach. From left: W (Bill) Lewis; Mr Dave; Mr Fraser or Litchfield; Mr Newth; John Anderson.

 
Settler Cottage, Apiti

Settler Cottage, Apiti

This two roomed settlers cottage was probably built c 1910. It has vertical planking and is built with of pit-sawn timber. The cottage consists of a sleeping ro...

 
Motorcycle Gang in The Square

Motorcycle Gang in The Square

April 1 1972 was the day a clash between a 120-strong motorcycle gang and members of the Mongrel Mob took place in Palmerston North. According to news reports, ...

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Date
April 1, 1972
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The Square, Palmerston North
 
Motorcycle Gang in The Square

Motorcycle Gang in The Square

April 1 1972 was the day a clash between a 120-strong motorcycle gang and members of the Mongrel Mob took place in Palmerston North. According to news reports, ...

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Date
April 1, 1972
Place
The Square, Palmerston North
 
Broad Street (Broadway)

Broad Street (Broadway)

Broad Street (now Broadway Avenue), Palmerston North, showing D O'Reilly (later Hopwood's premises) and Palmerston North Gas Company Ltd, which was in operation...

 
Tractor tyre

Tractor tyre

A specialised tractor tyre, built by Reid and Gray of Palmerston North. Reid and Gray made agricultural implements and had branches throughout New Zealand.

 
Mayor buries a time capsule

Mayor buries a time capsule

The Mayor, Mr D B Black, buried the capsule during a brief ceremony attended by company officials. A metal capsule containing documents commemorating Palmerston...