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Book - Minute book of the Progress Association Ladies' Auxilary - Minute book of the Progress Association Ladies' Auxilary

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Victoria

Description
Foolscap Ritewell No. 246 Minute Book with red cloth spine and thick brownish cardboard cover.
Size
32 cm long x 20cm wide and 1 cm thick
Object Registration
KVHS 1193
Keywords
kiewa hydro electric scheme; bright shire; mount beauty progress association; fund raising.
Historical information
This is the 1st minute book for the Mount Beauty Progress Association Ladies Auxilary. The first meeting was held on 25th February 1960.
At this time the construction of the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme was coming to a close and the town of Mount Beauty and its infrastructure was being handed over by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) to the Bright Shire. Homes and businesses were sold and residents were having to 'fill in the gaps' for services that had been provided by the SECV.
When Made
25th February 1960 to 29th February 1968
Significance
The Mount Beauty Progress Association was formed by community members to improve and enrich the lives of people in the early days of independence from the State Electricity Commission of Victoria as construction of the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme was coming to a close and the town and its infrastructure was being handed over to the Bright Shire.
Inscriptions & Markings
Label on front cover - Cream with "Ritewell (in green over logo) / No 246 Minute Book (printed in green)
Last updated
12 Mar 2020 at 4:57PM