Booklet, Speeches at Solemn Opening of IOC Congress 1956 Olympic Games

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Documents and books/Book/Booklet
Date Used
19 Nov 1956
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Brief Description
This booklet contains the text - in French and English - of speeches made at the Melbourne Town Hall prior to the opening of the Olympic Games in 1956. English text on the front cover includes 'SPEECHES AT SOLEMN OPENING OF/ THE CONGRESS OF THE/ INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC/ COMMITTEE/ ...'. The speakers were The Honourable Robert Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia and President of the Australian Olympic Federation; Mr Avery Brundage, President of the International Olympic Federation; and, Sir Dallas Brooks, Governor of Victoria.
0 - Whole: H: 217 W: 148 D: 6mm (H: 8 9/16 W: 5 13/16 D: 1/4")
Date Used
19 Nov 1956
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Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Miss Kathleen Bourke.


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