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Wellington Working Men’s Club

Wellington Working Men’s Club

Urban working-class immigrants brought their own institutions to New Zealand, such as working men’s clubs. In this photo three members of the Wellington branch, Johnny McGuigan, Bud Millar and Owen Banks, enjoy a beer on the centenary of the club’s founding.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1977/2627/5A

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Terry Hearn, 'English - A profile of English immigrants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015