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At work in 1937

Mum left school at 14 in 1930 and started work as a milliner, a hat-maker, at “Eva Sullivan & Philadelphia – Artistic Milliners and ready to wear specialists” of Castlereagh Street, Sydney. Here’s a shot of her with colleagues in 1937. She's 2nd from the right. Mum is 20. Soon after this she left Eva Sullivans and went to work as a milliner and dressmaker at Grace Brothers on Broadway where she worked until she married Dad in 1943.