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Austrian machinist Mrs Leopolden Matilka, from Wolfsber, operates a captain lathe. She is making pistons for refrigerator motors. 450 migrant workers are among the 1200 people employed by Emmco Pty Limited in its domestic refrigerator and appliance factory at Orange, NSW. The plant, 200 miles from Sydney, completely manufactures refrigerators, washing machines clothes driers, fans, water coolers, and air conditioning units. The factory is the principal industrial undertaking in Orange, a city of 20 000 people

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A12111, 1/1958/16/158
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