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A camp on Bedarra Island in the 1930s

Photograph of a group on Bedarra Island in 1931. At this time sugar workers would make semi-permanent camps on the island during the off season of the cane industry. A radio is on a table is in the middle of the scene
A camp on Bedarra Island in the 1930s
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01 Jan 1931 - 31 Dec 1931
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Digitised from a photographic copy held in the Dorothy Jones Library Heritage CollectionFrom the collection of Cardwell Shire Council
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Copyright free. Please acknowledge Cassowary Coast Libraries
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P00053 / 91.0053PF ; JO56954From left to right: Rear: Bill Mullins; Athol Roaul; Alec Coyle Snr, H.J. Barnes; Jack Barnes; Ron Coyle. Seated: Long Jim Williamson; Nobby Whiting; Charlie PetrieInformation on back of photo: “Bedarra Is 1931. Campers took a radio to the is.”
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