Crowd gathered for free food outside the McWhirters building Fortitude Valley Brisbane on Christmas Day 1933

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 December 1933

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Creator: Unidentified.

Location: Fortitude Valley, Queensland.

Description: A large crowd of men, women and children gathered outside the McWhirters' Building (bordered by Brunswick, Wickham, and Warner Streets, Fortitude Valley) on Christmas Day, 1933 (during the Great Depression). Free parcels of food were handed out to over 4500 people. View is of Warner Street face of McWhirters' building.

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