Appeals and Fund Raising Souvenir Collection, Souvenirs 5

Accession Number RC01106
Collection number Souvenirs 5 Collection (Appeals and Fund Raising Souvenirs) -
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Collection
Item count 1
Measurement 3 boxes.
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various
Date made 1914-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Contains a variety of material associated with Appeals and Fund raising bodies who were collecting money in Australia for many different causes during and after war. Among the beneficiaries of these efforts were wounded soldiers and their dependants, prisoners of war and civilians in countries other than Australia. The material includes Australia Day, Win the War day, Repatriation day, AIF Memorial day, Soldiers Homes day, Jacks Day, Mayor of Caufield Patriotic Fund (1939-1945), Adelaides Mayors' Patriotic Fund, St Kilda Patriotic Society, Young Workers Patriotic Guild, Appeals by women's groups and Collector's badges for local appeals.