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National Savings Week was a movement instituted in Great Britain in 1916 to raise funds to counteract government deficits. The emblem of the Movement was, at first, the Swastika but that was replaced with a figure that appears to be St. George…

An image depicting members of the Irish National Foresters Friendly Society on board a float in a Saint Patrick's Day procession in Sydney, ca 1930. About the Society: The Irish National Foresters Organisation/Friendly Society is a mutual aid…

An illustration of a street parade in Collins Street, Melbourne, drawn from the perspective of the Treasury Buildings. Crowds of spectators line the street to watch as a procession of horse-drawn floats and trade banners are paraded along Collins…

Hyperlink to an image of a Druitt's Lodge procession along Beamish Street in Campsie, Sydney, NSW.

The photograph was taken in the 1920s and shows a parade of Freemasons, some of whom are carrying banners. Although the origins of Freemasonry are…

An image depicting men and women of the Welsh Saint David's Society of Brisbane, gathered around the Society's banner, which depicts a dragon. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SOCIETY: The Saint David’s Welsh Society was founded on 16th April 1918 with…

A photograph from c. 1911 of a large crowd lining Argent Street in Broken Hill to watch a Labor Day procession of men carrying union banners. Union banners have a medieval predecessor in the banners used by guilds (an association of craftsmen in the…

This image depicts two members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) fighting at the SCA 'College Challenge.' A handmade banner depicting two black swans, the state emblem for Western Australia, is billowing nearby. The College Challenge…

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) fighting in a tournament known as 'the College Challenge.' The battle depicted in these images was fought between members from both St. Basil (UWA) and St. Lazarus (Murdoch). In Perth, Western …