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From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Colour photo x 10 of a tram painted to promote to Legacy and widows riding the tram.
Object Registration
01810
Keywords
legacy promotion, tram, answer
Historical information
Photos of widows, legatees, President Millie and the Transport Minister riding in a tram that was decorated to promote Legacy in 1995.
1995 which was the 50th Anniversary of the end of World War II. Wording on the tram says: "This year - Australia remembers the Heroes of World War II / 50 years on / Legacy never forgets to care for the widows and children of those who fought for our freedom".
It appeared in The Answer in June 1995 after the tram had been launched on May 2nd by President David Millie and Public Transport Minister, Mr Alan Brown. The ribbon was cut by Junior Legatees Kim Anderson and Peter Hazelager. "The distinctive white tram will be running on routes around Melbourne for at least six months and our thanks go to the Public Transport Corporation for making it possible."
01810.1 shows President David Mille, Legatee Roger Greene (seated in the centre) and others.
01810.2 shows David Millie with Minister for Transport Alan Brown.
01810.3 is Kim Anderson and her mother Margaret speaking with the Minister
Legatee Lucky Luscombe is in 01810.6 and 01810.9
01810.7 shows legatee George Woodward with two widows eating snacks
01810.10 is a photo of 4 widows. Second from the left is Hazel McKean, then Lorraine Dalton, and Irene Noll on the right.
When Made
1995
Significance
A record of a way to promote Legacy during Legacy Week in 1995.
Last updated
22 May 2020 at 6:11PM