The 100th anniversary of the proclamation and declaration of the "Caulfield Road District" was held on 15 October 1957. A variety of public events were organised to celebrate this memorable occasion between 13 October and 8 November 1957. The "Centenary of Caulfield 1857-1957" photograph album which contains annotated images of these events is considered of great historical importance as a unique record of Caulfield events, people and places during this time. The Caulfield Centenary events were held between 13 October and 8 November 1957. Key participants included the Mayor of the City of Caulfield, Councillors, officers, and a wide range of community groups. The events included: a special Centenary Council Meeting at the Town Hall on 15 October; an opening ceremony; two receptions; two religious services; a naturalisation ceremony; an evening community float parade; a children's carnival at Caulfield Racecourse; the crowning of Centenary Queen and an impressive fireworks display.
Light brown leather bound photograph album with embossed in gold lettering on the front and centre of the Album. Contains a series of annotated B/W photographs taken as part of the Centenary of Caulfield celebrations which took place in the local area including the Caulfield Town Hall between 13 October and 8 November 1957. portico
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"Centenary of Caulfield 1857-1957 Photography by Hermes Studio Carnegie"