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Schoolchildren line up for free issue of soup and a slice of bread in the Depression, Belmore North Public School, Sydney, 2 August 1934 / Sam Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

High school prize-winners Canterbury Boy's High School, Sydney, 1935 / Sam Hood. For more detailed information about this photograph: From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales

Sydneysiders were immediately smitten with their gargantuan ROSELANDS CENTRE, which outdid everything that had come before it. Developed and anchored by Sydney-based Grace Brothers, the 15 million dollar merchandising mecca housed over eighty stores and services. Its slogan..."A meeting place, A market place!". Photo from National Archive of Australia / Image number: A1200, L52829 #shopping #mall