Series Series B - Photographs

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UQFL475-Series B




  • 1988-2006 (Creation)

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3 albums, 1 folder, 3 CDs of digital photographs

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This series is comprised 564 colour photographs and 13 black and white photographs taken at Combined Union Choir performances and events. Additional digital photographs are on three CDs and there is a folder with photocopied photographs with pencil notes identifying people.

Album 1
Colour photographs (219), black and white photographs (13) and 1 black and white real photo postcard, from 1988 to 1995
Contains photographs grouped by year and under the following headings : 1988. Getting organized; May Day; Christmas. 1989 : May Day; Coffs Harbour , the bus, at the motel, the theatre, meeting the Newcastle People’s Chorus, Rehearsing, Printing T-shirts, Songwriting workshop, Conducting workshop, Discussion and farewell, Recording session, Libby Sara goes bush for six months…, and Michael Roper takes over; Laurel Power elected MLA; Maleny Folk Festival. 1990 : Remembering Ewan McColl and Jim Peterson; Opening the art space under the TWU Buiding; Rehearsal break; Hiroshima Day; Gulf War peace demo; Union of Australian Women 40 years. 1991 : Barcaldine Shearers’ Strike commemoration; the Tree of Knowledge; Speeches; Billet; The re-enactment; Free breakfast from a hotel; Waiting to rehearse; Women’s conference; Inside the theatre; the railway station; Dawn on the way home; May Day in Brisbane; Festival Fringe. 1992 : TLC May Day dinner. 1993 : Maleny, the Flames of Discontent. 1993 : African songs project; African songs concert in Sydney; a billet; box office; back stage; At the concert Solidarity Choir of Sydney; Voices from the Vacant Lot; Halt on the way back to Brisbane; Latin American songs project; Archbishop Tutu sings with the choir. 1994 : Mark Shortis; May Day; Stradbroke Island festival; the new banner; Jacinto Herrera; Christmas. 1995 : Palm Sunday; May Day; Opening the Queensland Women in War exhibition; Union Choir’s greatest hits.

Album 2
Colour photographs (180) from 1996 to 1997
1996 : Festival Hall election rally 27 February; Palm Sunday; Limestone Cabaret - in Ipswich, and Paddington; Emma Miller fundraiser; Commemorating the Ipswich Rail Workshops; Mark and Adrienne’s wedding; At rehearsal; New offices for Queensland Advocacy Inc. 1997: Australia Day Reconciliation Choir; Reconciliation Choir reunion and recording; Palm Sunday; May Day; Lord Mayor’s reception for Archbishop Napier; Anti-racism rally in Ipswich; Choirs to congress; welcome buffet; Conductors meet; Rehearsals – in the TLC Building; and at Culturebank; Concert at Culturebank; Concert in Ipswich; Women’s Reconciliation dinner; Soiree at Roger’s.

Album 3
Colour photographs (165), sizes vary, related to the performances of Fair Play Cabaret, 17 colour photographs of the Hiroshima Day performance, and 6 colour photographs of 'Rekindling', 2006.

Box 1
Folder 14
Photocopied photographs, one photograph each per A4 page; with handwritten notes identifying people. Undated.

Box 2
Items 26-28
Three CDs with digital photographs.

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Unrestricted access.

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In copyright.

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  • English

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Albums 1-2 and Box 1 Folder 14 previously in Parcel 2 in 4 ring binder folders.


Albums 1-3, Box 1 Folder 14, Box 2 Items 26-28.

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Created, Linda Justo, 15-Nov-2023.




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  • Album: UQFL475 Album 1
  • Album: UQFL475 Album 2
  • Album: UQFL475 Album 3
  • Box: UQFL475 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL475 Box 2