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From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Black and white photo of Warrant Officer Mike Hoffman doing a charity run for Legacy in 1985, a colour photo and notes on paper about the event.
Size
250 x 205 mm photo; 125 x 80 mm notes
Object Registration
01414
Keywords
fundraising
Historical information
Warrant officer Mike Hoffman ran from Adelaide to Melbourne in 1985 as a fundraiser for Legacy. This black and white photo is from one of his training runs. The colour photo implies he did the run again in 1986.
The photos came from a Legacy envelope marked "P3 Fund Raising" in red pen, with assorted photos of fundraising events, including appeal tins in different years and a charity concert, and a fundraising marathon run (some are items 00433 to 00438, 01410 to 01415).
When Made
1985
Significance
A record of an Army officer doing a long distance run to fundraise for Legacy in 1985 and 1986.
Inscriptions & Markings
Handwritten on reverse 'Elio Guizetti (cyclist), WO2 Mic Hoffman (Runner) SSGT Barry Hunt (Cyclist), WO2 Don Whitman (Team Manager/Cyclist).
Yellow note with the photo says 'WO2 Mike Hoffman with members of his team following a training run 1985', hand-written in black pen.
Yellow note with the colour photo says 'Runner WO2 Mike Hoffman is met by Legatee RN (Dick) Wheeler - President Melbourne Legacy at the conclusion of his Mildura to Melbourne run 1986.'
Last updated
26 Aug 2019 at 2:11PM