Unearthing the past at Miles Franklin Primary School
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Unearthing the past at Miles Franklin Primary School

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Former students help to dig it up and reveal the contents of 25 year old time capsules at Miles Franklin Primary School.

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From left: David Harasti, 37, of Nelson Bay with his artwork unearthed, shows fellow former students, Kelly Boulton, 36, of Charnwood, Michael Vanzetti, 37, of Dunlop and the school's original janitor, Hans Bachinger.Photo: Graham Tidy

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Michael Vanzetti, 37, of Dunlop, left, and David Harasti, 37, of Nelson Bay.Photo: Graham Tidy

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From left: David Harasti, 37, of Nelson Bay, Kelly Boulton, 36, of Charnwood, Michael Vanzetti, 37, of Dunlop, the school's first janitor, Hans Bachinger and the school's first principal, Narelle Hargreaves.Photo: Graham Tidy

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The original school principal, Narelle Hargreaves chats to the students as former students unwrap the contents.Photo: Graham Tidy

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School principal, Chris Jones shows the students a bottle of red wine, 1983 vintage from Seaview in McLaren Vale.Photo: Graham Tidy

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Michael Vanzetti, 37, of Dunlop, right, has a student's t-shirt held up by school principal, Chris Jones.Photo: Graham Tidy

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Michael Vanzetti, 37, of Dunlop, centre, and David Harasti, 37, of Nelson Bay watch school principal Chris Jones hold up a pair of student's undies.Photo: Graham Tidy

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Michael Vanzetti, 37, of Dunlop, left and David Harasti, 37, of Nelson Bay.Photo: Graham Tidy

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A copy of The Canberra Times, dated November 3, 1987 was found inside one of the capsules.Photo: Graham Tidy

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Former students help to dig up a time capsule and reveal its contents.Photo: Graham Tidy