Three newspaper articles, titled 'Men of the Moment, New Members and Candidates', 'Neck and Neck Finish, Mr McKay's Slight Lead, Absentee Votes Not Counted', and 'Illicit Voting, Startling Allegations', which appeared in the Argus, 3rd June 1913, pages 13-14.

The articles relate to H. V. McKay's political candidature as a Liberal member for Ballarat.

Part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. The collection relates to the agricultural manufacturing firm, the Sunshine Harvester Works. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s in Ballarat. Between 1906 and 1907, McKay moved production to Sunshine where the firm became one of the largest industrial businesses in Australia. Change in ownership is a recurring theme in the company's history. In 1930, it merged with Massey-Harris to become H.V McKay Massey Harris. In the mid-1950s, the company was absorbed by Canadian agricultural firm Massey-Ferguson. Production in Sunshine ceased in the mid-1980s, following almost 100 years of manufacturing agricultural equipment.

Physical Description

Yellowed newspaper cuttings attached with adhesive to a white card. One article includes four portraits of political candidates including H. V. McKay.

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