Photograph 7428032
Debutantes from 13 different countries who had become new Australians were presented at the New Australian Cultural Association's second International Folk Festival in the Sydney Town Hall recently (May 9, 1958). The festival also included a programme of ballroom dancing and concert items. The debutantes were presented by the Matron of Honour, Mrs Eileen Furley, of the Good Neighbour Council, to Mr Harold Holt, Minister for Labour and National Service, and the new Minister for Immigration, Mr A R Downer, and Mrs Downer. The Minister for Immigration, Mr A R Downer, enjoys a joke with his wife (Left) and Mrs Harold holt. On the right; Mr R J Funnell, President of the N A C A, which promoted the International function. 1958 May

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A12111, 1/1958/17/27
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