WCC, Cleansing Department Branch collected photographs
Archives Identifier00776Date Range1941-1986DescriptionCollection of photographs that have been informally collected by previous managers of the City Engineers Cleansing Branch. The photographs cover a range of topics, but predominantly relate to the functions and duties of the Cleansing Branch - rubbish collection, public toilet maintenance and street cleaning. There is also a folder of photographs from various anti-litter parades and protests.
The majority of content dates from the 1940s through the 1980s, however there are a small number of undated prints that could date from the 1920s-1930s.Quantity (Linear Metres)0.3MediumPhotograph - printSystem of ArrangementPhotographs are roughly grouped by subject into envelopes for loose photographs or in binders for photographs pasted onto card. These groupings have been maintained as Document Folders and given names based on the subject matter. Collection TypeWellington City Council