Story: Factory industries

Social life (1st of 2)

Social life

The sociability of factory work was one of its attractions. These workers at Masport’s Auckland factory are enjoying a casual game of darts during their lunch break, in 1947.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
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Ian Hunter, 'Factory industries - Gathering strength, 1900 to 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25568/social-life (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Ian Hunter, published 11 Mar 2010