Textile factory worker Betty Power Brisbane July 1942

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 July 1942

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Creator: Unidentified. Queensland Newspapers Pty Ltd.

Location: Brisbane, Queensland.

Description: Khaki pull-overs for the Allied armies and navy blue for the Air Force, came out in long lines like strings of sausages from the machines which are tended by Betty Power, one of 200 girls engaged in a textile factory which is working almost around the clock. (Description taken from: Courier Mail, 17 July 1942, p. 4)

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