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The Hotel Hammond (for single unemployed men), Buckland Street, City : Sydney's largest hotel / compiled by George M. Dash
Bib ID 6860008
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description [Sydney? : [R. Hammond], [1938?] 
7 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 x 29 cm 
Summary

The illustration "The spirit of service" is from 1932 and is of some of the men who "built the first road at Hammondville Pioneer Homes Settlement".

"Drunks at the Central" is a reflection by Hammond who had "just finished 25 years' voluntary working at the Central Police Court of Sydney". He gives statistics for 1935, 1937 & 1938 on the "increase in drink among women" and for pedestrian & motoring accidents (1938)

Full contents
  • Contents (articles): Sydney's largest hotel (the "Hotel Hammond" - where "need is the latchkey") : the State's greatest barrier against Communism / by "Locum Tenens"
  • The Hotel Hammond : very unlike the common idea of charity / written by an ex-pupil of the famous Harrow School, England, who was compelled by adverse circumstances to accept Cannon Hammond's hospitality ...
  • Amazing helpfulness : thousands made this possible, results that make you glad you helped / Robert B. S. Hammond
  • The Hammond Family Hotel - how they live at "The Raft" : community life at Canon Hammond's family hostel / by Ian G. Ferguson
  • Drunks at the Central : 65, 161 sign the pledge / by R. B. S. Hammond
  • Some of Canon Hammond's activities.
 
Incomplete contents
  • Contents (illustrations): [Exterior of the hostel; part of the Harbour Bridge and land near the pylon base where the hostel was sited]
  • A corner of one of the dormitories
  • Christmas dinner 1938
  • The gift furniture store
  • The "spud barbers" [i.e. potatoe peelers] at work
  • Tailors and boot repairers at work
  • The butcher's shop
  • The Hotel Hammond kitchen
  • Scene at the regular weekly "talkie" concert
  • The emergency depot
 
Notes

Title from cover.

"Where need is the latchkey" -- At head of title.

"Covers more than an acre of ground, and never has fewer than 300 guests in residence. One of the many Radiations of St. Barnabas' Church, Broadway, Sydney, Australia" -- At foot of title.

Date from caption of illustration (p. 3)

Npef 362.52 DAS copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Hammond, Robert B. S. (Robert Brodribb Stuart), 1870-1946.  |  Church of England -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Charities.  |  Charities -- New South Wales -- Sydney.  |  Unemployed -- Housing -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Pictorial works.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Dash, George M., compiler  |  Hammond, Robert B. S. (Robert Brodribb Stuart), 1870-1946

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