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The Getup: Labor Day Reunion

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The closing of the two halves of the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge prior to the deck being added. Taken by Australian photographer Henri Mallard, 1930.

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This was the reality for the thousands of convicts that would make their way to Australia. As slavery was outlawed, the U.K. needed a new source of free labor and found that using criminals was a great way to obtain free labor, lower the crime rate in the motherland, and hopefully keep convicts out of trouble.

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