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Brander Mount, V.E. Day Street Party

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L.W. Deighton
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LEO 4844
Brander Mount, V.E. Day Street Party
1945. Image shows a street party underway in Brander Mount in celebration of V.E. Day. Most of the children are seated at tables arranged in a long line in the road, and many are wearing party hats. The adult residents have clubbed together to provide a party tea for everyone. Musical entertainment is being contributed by a young woman with an accordian, seen towards the left. Among the residents of Brander Mount are Alice and Alf Whitehead of number 85, and their grandson, Les Deighton. A woman is holidng up a V for victory sign and she is thought to be Betty Douglas. The lady in the foreground, kneeling, in floral apron and holding a baby, is believed to be Mrs. Chapman. Other names include Steven and Frank Chapman, Ricky Mitchell, Alec Murphy and a family called Brady. Image and information courtesy of L.W. Deighton.

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