Scrapbook and Newspaper Cuttings, World War Two

Swinburn, Helen
Hawke's Bay Herald-Tribune
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A scrapbook and newspaper cuttings regarding events during World War II.

a) Newspaper clippings from World War II entitled: Current Events. The last few pages have been cut off. It includes newspaper clippings, images of various leading figures, images of airplanes, etcetera. Most pages have handwritten notes about the days events during the war.

b) Newspaper sheet from 5 June 1944. The main article is entitled: Allies Take Rome. Most of the rest of the articles, on both sides, are related to war news including one that is entitled: Germans fail to impede advance of New Zealanders. There are also New Zealand horse racing results and advertisements for London House Cosmetics, Coman's Mustard, Humber Limited Bicycles, Velvet Soap, Amber tips and a contest for ideas on how to save money during the war.

c) Newspaper sheet from 24 August 1944. The main article is titled: Parid Liberated: Rumania Capitulates. Most of the rest of the articles, on both sides, are related to war news, including one that is titled: Profits from Patriotic Race Meetings in New Zealand. There are other domestic and local news items as well. The only advertisement is for: Boracure - a borer repellent. But there are also small articles on things like: toasted tobacco is not bad for you, and notice of public holiday in Waipukurau.
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Soft cover. Printed black ink on newsprint. Handwritten ink.
Height x Width: 248 x 200mm
Height x Width: 600 x 480mm
Height x Width: 9600 x 480mm
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gifted by Miss Helen Swinburn
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m2002/59/2, 65870


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