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John Howard, Janette Howard and their children at the launch of the Liberal Party campaign for the 1987 federal election.

John Howard, Janette Howard and their children at the launch of the Liberal Party campaign for the 1987 federal election.


NAA: A6135, K30/9/87/25

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