Donations

Instead of giving money, other items were donated to help build the Theatre. This includes...

  • 30 k.w. generator
  • 2600 yards of electric cable
  • 2200 s.ft. of hardboard
  • 620 feet of steel channel
  • 468 feet of steel angle
  • 216 s.ft. of steel sheet
  • 200 s.ft. of perforated steel sheet
  • 102 feet of steel joists
  • 158 feet of steel piping
  • 114 feet of asbestos piping
  • 370 s.ft. of hardwood flooring
  • 357 s.ft. of softwood flooring
  • 334 feet of rubber hose
  • 300 feet of rubber sponge strip
  • 102 feet of rubber gasket
  • 215 feet of curtain rail
  • 142 s.yards of galvanized sheet
  • 150 lbs. of mild steel electrodes
  • 133 caravan window frames
  • 240 electric switches, plugs, etc.
  • 182 electric lamps
  • 185 copper fittings
  • 400 yards of repp cloth
  • 236 pieces of glassware
  • 142 pieces of crockery
  • 100 zip fasteners
  • 120 paint brushes
  • 100 tyre caps
  • 40 accumulators
  • 52 gross of nuts
  • 35 gross of bolts
  • 31 gross of spring washers
  • 78 pairs of brass hinges
  • 72 hose-clips
  • 17 galvanized water-tanks
  • 24 scaffolding jacks
  • 20 gallons of adhesive
  • 65 pieces of door-furniture
  • 60 bathroom-fittings
  • 18 spirit levels
  • 12 fire-extinguishers
  • 12 night-latches
  • 15 mercury switches
  • 50 rubber buffers
  • 25 gallons of sanitary fluid per year
  • 62 yards of calico
  • 55 yards of cotton-rayon
  • 40 yards of curtain-material
  • 58 window-curtains
  • 45 lampshades
  • 38 pieces of aluminium hollowware
  • 2 electric fans
  • 2 electric starters
  • 2 thermostats
  • 2 rope-drives
  • 7 galls. of electrolyte
  • 2 qu. of battery paint
  • 7 lb. of wood-polish
  • 1 gall. of wood stain
  • 2 blow-lamps
  • 2 gramophone turntables & pick-ups
  • 1 waterproof canvas sheet
  • 1 electric food-mixer
  • 1 doz. pairs of industrial gloves
  • 1 kitchen mincer
  • 1 set of 4 spanners
  • 6 wire letter-trays
  • 2 cash boxes
  • 3½ gross of toilet roll
  • 9 pairs of cotton gloves
  • 2 enamelled lavatory signs
  • 6 tea-towels & 2 roller-towels
  • 8 condiment sets
  • 1 3-gall. water-can
  • 2 speedometer cables
  • 1 electric drill
  • 3 large electric torches
  • 1 pulley block
  • 1 trailer draw-bar
  • 1 small domestic stove
  • 1 domestic boiler
  • 1 battery trickle charger
  • 2 box files
  • 2 gross drawing pins
  • 2 doz. bulldog clips
  • 3 lbs. of pins
  • 6 typewriter ribbons
  • 1 doz. pens & 2 doz. pencils
  • 12 bottles of ink
  • 11 reams of duplicating paper
  • 1 ream of blotting paper
  • 600 sheets of carbon paper
  • 8000 envelopes
  • 10000 paper clips
  • 10000 staples & machine
  • 23000 hollow aluminium rivets
  • 4 caravan jacks & 2 jockey-wheels
  • 20 gallons of soup
  • 12 tins of coffee
  • 36 lb. of tinned meat
  • 36 lb. of tinned beans
  • 48 lb. of porridge oats
  • 175 lb. of tinned peas
  • 30 mirrors
  • 34 pieces of oven-table glassware
  • 30 sheets
  • 24 blankets
  • 18 doz. pieces of cutlery
  • 72 tablets of soap
  • 14 dressing-room stools
  • 18 hand-made mugs
  • 14 kitchen-knives & tools
  • 12 hearth-brushes
  • 11 door-mats
  • 11 bedside mats
  • 15 axminster carpets
  • 13 mattress-frames
  • 50 ft. of chain
  • 50 yards of towelling
  • 12 rubbered casters
  • 24 tyre valve cores
  • 10 account books
  • 10 pairs of overalls
  • 12 doz. sanding discs
  • 40 gallons of bituminous paint
  • 15 pieces of domestic tinware
  • 40 gallons of lubricating oil
  • 11 buckets & bins
  • 12 flexible lamp-brackets
  • 24 yards of felt underlay
  • 7 mattresses
  • 3 paraffin storm-lanterns
  • 1 paraffin floodlight
  • 2 baths
  • 1 wash-basin
  • 1 stainless steel sink
  • 1 large kitchen cabinet
  • 1 kitchen cupboard
  • 1 kitchen clock & 1 foyer clock
  • 1 gas-cooker & 1 gas-grill
  • 2 electric irons
  • 1 electric sewing machine
  • 1 first aid kit
  • 2 typewriters
  • 1 duplicator
  • 1 steel filing-cabinet (4-drawer)
  • 1 stationary cabinet
  • 1 stationary rack
  • 1 card-index cabinet
  • 7 taps
  • 4 4-ton hydraulic jacks
  • 2 screw-jack traverse base
  • 3 water-pumps
  • 6 door-closers
  • 2 25-gallon copper cylinders
  • 4 ladders & 2 pairs of steps

 

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