Story: Rural clothing

1950s hats (2nd of 3)

1950s hats

Farmers contemplate the sheep at the Addington saleyards, Christchurch, in the 1950s. Hats were still commonly worn by rural men whenever they stepped out of doors at this time, and there was little variation in style.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 45/15/19, 630.1, box 66

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Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Hats, footwear and oilskins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 February 2024)

Story by Bronwyn Labrum, published 24 Nov 2008