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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression


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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - Building roads in the Federal Capital Territory, c1929.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - Men queuing for work relief, Adelaide, 1930.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - J A Beasley (centre), leader of Lang Labor, with other members of Lang Labor. Jack Lang, Premier of New South Wales, is second from left.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - James Henry Scullin, Prime Minister, 1929–31.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - Joseph Aloysius Lyons, Prime Minister, 1932–39.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - page 1

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - page 2

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - Digging trenches, FCT, 1929.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - An unhappy union man expresses his thoughts to Labor Prime Minister Scullin.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - Christmas relief work.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - Men had to travel to find work, leaving their families to manage as best they could, November 1930.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - A gathering of unemployed men, Parliament House, FCT, 1930.

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Working for the Dole: Commonwealth Relief during the Great Depression - front cover

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