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TOODYAY PIONEERS 1933

1933
Overview

Monochrome photo of fifty-six men and women seated for a formal picture of old "Toodyay Identities" during Toodyay's Centenary celebrations in 1933.
Mostly formal wear, variety of styles.
Taken in front of the building now known as the Toodyay Memorial Hall, in Stirling Terrace, Toodyay.
Some of the people identified in the photograph are J. Wroth, E. Masters, T.J. Donegan, W. Donegan, O. Whitfield, T. Hasson, H. Wood, T. Brewis, Mrs. O'Halloran.
The central figure in the front row of the group is 90 year old Mr Obidiah Bull.
Two other prints of this photograph are also held in the Shire of Toodyay's collection (acc. no's 1999.10 & 2001.10)

Historical information

The Pioneers’ Dinner and Children’s Dance were the final events of the Toodyay Centenary celebrations.
The pioneers’ reception in the afternoon was managed by the Toodyay Branch of the CWA.
A cake was presented by the CWA and the children of the two Toodyay schools.
The Children’s Dance was held in the evening in the Town Hall.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-37-2020.222
Item type
Width
15.5000 cm
Height or length
11 cm
Contextual Information

Today we mark the establishment of the township of Toodyay as 1836, the year it was determined. The site of the original township of Toodyay is now known as West Toodyay.

Country
Australia
State
Western Australia
Town/Shire
Toodyay
Year
1933
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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Toodyay Pioneers 1933
Toodyay Pioneers, 1933