Summary

A photograph of three female Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd employees in the offices of Building 8 at the Kodak factory, Coburg.

This photo was taken around 1969 to 1970 by Louis Shane Allan (commonly known as Shane) who worked with the company from 1965 to 2002 in various roles. He 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. He worked in Brisbane for 2 years from 1975 to 1977.

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

Open plan office with three women in the centre of shot, seated in a circle facing each other. On the right is an elderly woman in pale cardigan, and two women with dark hair talk to her. There are windows in the background, fluorescent overhead lights and a desk covered in papers in the foreground.

Physical Description

Black & white, landscape format silver gelatin photograph with white border.

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