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Photograph - Students with school banner, Shakespeare Grove, 1963

From the Collection of Bialik College 429 Auburn Road Hawthorn East 3123 Victoria

1500mm height x 1000mm width
Object Registration
events, 1960s
Historical information
Students sitting on the front steps of the main building holding the school banner, on the day of the opening of the Shakespeare Grove campus, 17 February 1963. The students are dressed in full school uniform including Bialik logo caps for the boys and Bialik logo berets for the girls.

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When Made
This photograph is culturally significant because it is the first professionally commissioned photographs of the school during its opening day at the Shakespeare Grove, Hawthorn school site. This is significant as the school officially opened an early learning centre (kindergarten) and primary school on this day 17 February 1963 after recently closing the Drummond street, Carlton campus. This is one of the first photographs taken at Bialik College's second school site where considerable investment was made by the community to build a larger school on a new campus with modern education facilities and more classrooms for the first time at 6 Shakespeare Grove Hawthorn.
Last updated
23 Nov 2018 at 10:35AM