Centenary Souvenir Issue Combined Syllabus No. 85 Booklet, made by Hubert Adams, printer, James Street, Geelong, 1947.

Includes information about the activities of the various branches operating within the Geelong Band of Hope Union. The Union was celebrating the centenary of the first meeting of a Band of Hope in England in 1847. The booklet includes photographs of entrants in the Band of Hope 'Queen' competition, pictures of basketball teams, and lists of activities of participating branches. It also includes requests for parcels of food for Britain.

Branches of the Band of Hope represented in the booklet include Central Band of Hope (meeting in the Band of Hope building, Ryrie Street; East Geelong Congregational Band of Hope, Prince Alfred Junior I.O.R.(meeting in the Sons of Temperamce Hall), Herne Hill Methodist Band of Hope; Reorganised Church o Latter Day Saints Band of Hope; Protestant Orphanage Band of Hope, and 2 OST.

Physical Description

Small 28 page booklet with blue cover and black printing.


Reason for Acquisition: The Band of Hope Union was an organisation promoting the benefits of temperance to children and young people.

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