125th anniversary - J.Michelmore and Co., Mackay
By JOL Admin | 13 March 2016
One hundred and twenty-five years ago, John Alfred Michelmore, with backing from William Thomas Bagley and Edmund Dimmock created the longstanding wholesale merchants business, J.Michelmore and Co. Pty Ltd.
Taken from J. Michelmore & Co. Pty. Ltd. : 75th anniversary, 1891 -1966. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland
The fledging Mackay business soon developed into a major company with over 350 employees, 16 warehouses and 4 hotels by the time of their 75th anniversary in 1966.
SLQ recently digitised a small 4 page pamphlet, J. Michelmore & Co. Pty. Ltd. : 75th anniversary, 1891 -1966, which provides a brief overview of the company as well as photographs of premises and personalities. This pamphlet can be viewed via our One Search catalogue.
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