In 1948, funds raised by the Uncle Bobs Club were used to build a Nurses’ Home at the Orthopaedic Hospital. The official opening was honoured by the presence of Lady Dugan, alongside hospital committee president Lady Latham and president of The Uncle Bobs Club, Mr J. Kirkwood.

Film Title: Opening of the Uncle Bobs Club Nurses’ Home
Production Date: 1948
Location: The Children’s Orthopaedic Section; Mt Eliza, Victoria
Media: 16mm colour film, silent
Measurement: 2.54 minutes
Maker: The Royal Children’s Hospital; Parkville, Victoria
Rights: Film courtesy of The Royal Children’s Hospital
Accession Number: 2018.2491



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