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Mother, boy and girl looking in the front windows of a milk bar. This photograph shows the Atkinson family looking in a shop window, Moonee Ponds, 1949. After emigrating from England the Atkinson family bought a milk bar in Moonee Ponds, after only six weeks in the country. The Atkinson family's mother and father had given them some start-up money, 1000 pounds to buy a business. Unfortunately the young couple struggled and eventually bowed out of the business having learnt a hard lesson. They ended up moving to Gippsland when Cliff Atkinson found employment with the Gas & Fuel Corporation. The family remembers: 'This was 'another' milk bar in Moonee Ponds. The 'opposition'.'

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