A colour photograph of Louis Shane Allan (commonly known as Shane) who worked with Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd from 1965 to 2002 in various roles. He is pictured here with his wife and another woman at a Kodak dinner function in 1971. Kodak held many of these functions for its staff, particularly for the end of year celebrations.

Mr Allan started off in planning and stock control, later moving to managing government contracts, before he became Kodak's Ombudsman with the job of resolving difficult problems with customers.

This image was donated as part of the Kodak Oral History Project. It complements the Kodak Heritage Collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.Shane worked with the company from 1965 to 2002 in various roles.

Description of Content

Two women and one man seated at a table. A woman in red, gold white and brown striped shirt with necklace and glasses sits in foreground, looking off camera. A man in a black jacket and red tie laughs in the centre of shot. A woman in white frilled dress sits in background staring ahead.

Physical Description

Colour photograph, landscape format.

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