Narrabeen camp war workers holiday, 26 January 1944, photographed by Alec Iverson

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On Australia Day 1944 Pix photographer Alec Ives visited the war workers holiday camp at Narrabeen, Sydney. Here he captured workers relaxing while having their haircut. From the left, they are Mr I Brown (miner), Mrs E Burnett (munitions worker), Miss I Bowen (poultry farmer), Miss M Delaney (munition, Mrs Brown (munitions) and D. Burnett (munitions).

State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 019/Item 001 archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110588546

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    Blue Mountains Library, Local Studies

    • 27/Jan/2020 22:53:18

    What a delightful tableau!

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    Minus van Baalen

    • 27/Jan/2020 23:26:01

    Isn't there somebody taking a selfie? Maybe not. Smartphones should be kept at arms length at least.

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    covid convict

    • 04/Sep/2023 14:06:25

    nla.gov.au/nla.obj-451087930/view?sectionId=nla.obj-47976... - this pic appeared in Pix on 5th February, 1944...in a feature article titled 'War Workers on Holiday' collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1l42X851 - link to the War Workers on Holiday series of pics at the SLNSW...a number of these pics appeared in the Pix article...