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Photo, Widows function

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Colour photo of a World War I widows' luncheon in 1994 and an article from the Answer.
Size
150 x 100 mm
Object Registration
01076
Keywords
widows, answer
Historical information
A special luncheon was held for World War I widows as a lead up to "Legacy Week". Legatees dressed up as moustached waiters to add a bit of humour to the day. Due to its success it was held for a number of years. This is 1994 as the author Patsy Adam Smith was a guest and she was the Personality of the Year in 1994 and helped promote Legacy during Legacy Week. The photo of her and L/- Eddie Jowett also appeared in the October edition of the Answer.
The WWI group would meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 11 at Legacy House for many years until their numbers dwindled.
When Made
1994
Significance
A record of the type of activities Legacy provided as a social outlet for the widows.
Last updated
13 Feb 2019 at 9:38AM