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Agency ID1976
TitleAgriculture And Stock Department, Publicity Branch
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date Circa 1/1/1922
End Date 1/7/1948
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Provided publicity and educational material for departmental and other government agencies

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
57Photograph Albums 1/1/1922 1/7/1948
88Registers of Photograph Albums 1/1/1922 1/7/1948
82Photographic negatives 1/1/1922 31/12/1948
83Registers of photographic negatives 1/1/1945 1/7/1948
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
39Department of Agriculture and Stock 1/1/1922 1/7/1948
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Remarks

Information Sources

P. J. Skerman, A. E. Fisher and P. L. Lloyd, Guiding Queensland Agriculture: 1887-1987
Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane 1988, pp185 and 271
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Description
FUNCTIONS:
As well as producing images which documented and publicised the Department's activities, the Photographic Section produced photographs, etc. for other Government departments, which were used primarily for educational display and publicity purposes. The Photographic Section also produced short films showing the development and progress of the State's major primary industries.

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:
A Publicity Branch was established within the Agriculture Department in 1922, incorporating the Publications Section, the Department's Library and the Photographic Section. The Branch also co-ordinated the Department's radio news services (from 1927/28), exhibitions, and agricultural education and training programs throughout the State.

After a reorganisation of the Section in 1945, the Department consolidated its publicity and information services to form the Information Branch in 1948.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID1976, Agriculture And Stock Department, Publicity Branch
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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