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'Councils do their bit for the war' exhibition, Manawatu-Wanganui

A window into the homefront during the First World War, showing the reaction of local communities in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region. Archives Central, Feilding, 16 September 2014-28 November 2014. 

Cover of Programme for the Marton Peace Celebrations

The documents in this exhibition provide a window into the home front during the First World War and show the reaction of local communities in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region - from the declaration of war to the aftermath. All documents were sourced from the council collections held by Archives Central.
The online version of the exhibition will continue to be available after the physical exhibition at the Archives Central building (40 Bowen Street, Feilding) closes.

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16 September 2014
28 November 2014
Date added: 12 September 2014 | Last updated: 28 January 2015