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Sunday Scan Day

Isn't this lovely?
If only I knew who it was.
The information on the photo jacket reads as follows: 

Rupert Kay Studio The Strand Sydney.
Judging from entries found on Trove, the Studio seems to have been in existence from 1924-1933.
So - once again I need to track down the fellow McLoughlin researchers and see if they can identify the young woman.



Sepia Saturday - Workers

Alan Burnett from Sepia Saturday advises the following for today's prompt:

"boxes, paper, workers, machines and dangerously long skirts spring to my mind. All you have to do is to select an old photograph or two and say a few things about them and if you can tie it in with your interpretation of the theme image, well that is a bonus. Post your posts, link it to the list below and then pop in and visit as many other Sepians as you can manage. Easy peasy!"
Well - here she is...my female worker.
No idea if she is wearing a dangerously long skirt...I suspect so.
I am fascinated by what she is wearing.  It looks to be quite a heavy, I don't know, serge type fabric I suppose..quite swish really.  And do you think that is a bib she is wearing?  
Anyway, this is from my grandfather's album.  No identifying information on the photo I'm afraid. I'd say it's a McLoughlin - maybe a sister or an aunt.
She could be working in a Post Office (is that where telephone exchan…

Follow Friday - Infolass

From Geneabloggers....
Follow Friday is a daily blogging prompt used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites.
To participate in Follow Friday,  simply create a post in which you recommend another genealogy blogger, a specific blog post, a genealogy website or a genealogy resource.  Tell us why they are important to the genealogy community and why we should follow.
A special thanks to Earline Bradt of Ancestral Notes for suggesting Follow Friday as a daily blogging theme!
My pick for this week comes recommended to me by +Jill Ball aka Geniaus who is in my Genealogy circle on Google+.  
Jill reminded me that +Liz Pidgeon is the recipient of the 2012 Margery Ramsay Scholarship for her project "“Local and Family History Services in the UK and USA” .  Liz is also the Local and Family History Librarian at Yarra Plenty Regional Library, in Melbourne, Victoria.  
Liz recently flew to the UK on a study tour to attend WDYTHYA (Who Do You Think You Are) and to research…