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Written with blue ballpoint pen on piece of paper glued to back: “Photograph acknowledged to the S.C. Smith Collection. Ref. No. 19684 1/2. Labour Conditions 1913. Mt. Cook [? Buckle St.] Barracks. Special Constables brought in to work during 1913 strike. Leslie Adkin sitting up facing camera, centre of picture. See his diary held by museum.”

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 193, with caption - Levin’s contingent of special constables encamped at Mt. Cook Barracks, Wellington, during 1913 waterfront strike. Centre, leaning on arm, is Leslie Adkin. S.C. Smith Coll. ATL

Used in book – ‘Leslie Adkin’ by A. Dreaver, page 103, with caption - Bedded down in the Garrison Hall, Buckle Street, 3 November 1913. Four hundred special constables prepare for their first night on duty. Leslie Adkin can be seen just right of centre, with Bert Denton to his right. Zac photo, G. Leslie Adkin collection, MONZTPT, B.029140

Special Constables in the sleeping quarters, Garrison Hall, Mt. Cook Barracks, Buckle Street, Wellington, 1913. G. Leslie Adkin is in the centre of the photograph, sitting up and looking directly at the camera.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted.

RESTRICTED PHOTOGRAPH

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 193. Also used in book – ‘Leslie Adkin’ by A. Dreaver, page 103

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Special Constables' Barracks, Wellington

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