Industrial war effort photographs

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Date
1939-1945
By
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972
Ref
PAColl-0783-2
Description

Photographs taken between 1939 and 1945, mostly by John Dobree Pascoe, for official publicity overseas during World War 2. Subjects covered include agriculture, coal mining, munitions manufacture, military activity and civilian life.

In addition to J D Pascoe, this collection contains the work of other photographers, from New Zealand and overseas.

Arrangement: Collection consists of mounted prints, numbered I.A. 1 to I.A. 1300. Individual prints are catalogued in the sequence PAColl-0783-2-0001 to PAColl-0783-2-1300. Negatives housed at 1/4-0001 to 002100, 003001 to 003003, 020963, 023739 to 023740, 032240 to 032305, 1/2-003624 to 003272.

Quantity: 2200 b&w original negative(s) approximately. 1500 b&w original photographic print(s) approximately.

Provenance: At the suggestion of J D Pascoe, the Department of Internal Affairs offered to the Alexander Turnbull Library the collection of photographs taken by Pascoe for overseas publicity during the Second World War. The prints were received by the Library in November 1947, and the negatives were to follow in 1948. See file TL 6/1/30 for further information.

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Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives
Format
2200 b&w original negative(s) approximately, 1500 b&w original photographic print(s) approximately, Photographs
There are 75 items in total.
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Soldiers building a haystack in Hamilton during World War II
Date: November 1944 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0002 Description: Soldiers building a haystack in Hamilton during World War II. Taken by an unidentified photographer in November 1944. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic ...
Date: July 1942 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives By: Silk, George, 1916-2004 Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0301 Description: Portrait of Charles William Fielden Hamilton at Irishman Creek. Photograph taken by George Silk in July 1942. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Construction of air raid shelters, Auckland
Date: 1942 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0075 Description: Photograph of three primary school girls photographed through an air raid shelter entrance in the grounds of an unidentified Auckland school. Photographed i...
Date: [ca June 1942] From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0250 Description: Newly arrived United States Marines playing a game of craps (at Paekakariki military camp?) circa June 1942. Photograph taken by George Silk. Quantity: 1 b&...
Date: September 1942 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives By: Auckland weekly news (Newspaper) Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0051 Description: Mrs F I Kain (later Wing Officer, WAAF), Mrs Vida Jowett (Chief Commander, WAAC), and Miss Ruth Herrick (Director of the WRNZNS), photographed in September 1...
Aircraft production, d Havilland Aircraft Factory, Wellington
Date: 1939-1945 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0168 Description: Two factory workers inserting a rudder box into an aircraft. Photographed by the Evening Post Newspaper Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Flags laid out in preparation for VE day celebrations, Wellington
Date: [ca 1 May 1945] From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0783-2-1078 Description: Flags laid out on a footpath by Government Buildings, Lambton Quay, Wellington, in preparation VE day celebrations. Photograph taken circa 1 May, 1945, by Jo...
Date: Apr 1942 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives By: Auckland weekly news (Newspaper) Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0044 Description: Post and Telegraph staff issuing ration books to consumers in Auckland during World War 2. Shows staff behind one side of a long desk, filling out forms, whi...
Date: Jun 1942 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives By: Auckland weekly news (Newspaper) Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0138 Description: War brides of American soldiers serving in New Zealand during World War 2, photographed in Albert Park, Auckland, by the Weekly News, in June 1945. Shows sev...
Green & Hahn: Booth, MacDonald Co Ltd factory interior, Christchurch
Date: during World War 2 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives By: Green & Hahn (Firm) Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0151 Description: Booth, Macdonald Co. Ltd factory interior, Christchurch, photographed during World War 2 by Green & Hahn. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). P...