Folded leaflet 'Guard Against Infective Hepatitis' featuring outline of a man on front. The leaflet contains information organised under headings including 'What is hepatitis?', 'How serious is hepatitis?' and 'What can be done to prevent hepatitis?'
Notes hand-written on the back record the height and weight of two of the donor's children, David and Lisa.
The leaflet was acquired inside the booklet HT 38733 - 'Pre-natal Care', Department of Health, Victoria.
Part of a collection of child-rearing publications donated by Ann Drayton, who gave birth to a son and two daughters between 1966 and 1970 and raised them in Hamlyn Heights, near Geelong. Ann is a member of the Lawrey family. Her grandparents Elizabeth and John Lawrey built 'The Uplands' homestead in the Kinglake area in the late 1890s. 'The Uplands' was well known locally and was often used by the Kinglake community as a meeting place for special events, celebrations and sporting activities.The house was one of two on this site on the Whittlesea-Kinglake Road in Kinglake that were destroyed in the Black Saturday bushfires on 7 February 2009. The chimney from 'The Uplands' was collected as part of the Victorian Bushfires Collection and installed in the Forest Gallery at Melbourne Museum, to commemorate the history of bushfires in Victoria.
Folded white leaflet printed in blue, featuring outline of a man on front, with a white circle at his middle containing the outline of a liver. A horizontal blue line extends behind him. Text above; extensive text within and on back of leaflet. Notes have also been hand-written on back.
Donation from Ann & Alan Drayton, 09/12/2014
Printed on cover: 'GUARD AGAINST / INFECTIVE / HEPATITIS'. Extensive text follows. Hand-written on back: 'David - height 3' 3 3/4" 2 st 9 oz / Lisa " [ditto] 2'10" 2 stone 3/4 lbs. / 28 3/4 / 15 weeks - cereal.'
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