New Acquisitions, December 2020

 Text: Jackie Mussared
Images: Jackie Mussared

‘Tales from the Tiers’ by Gwen Hewett

Includes Crafers West, Measday’s Store, Choat’s buses and Hawk Hill Rd, Emmet Rd, Heath Rd, Charlicks Rd, Wyly Lane & Sheoak Rd.

No: 4565001

World War 1 Sheet Music:

No: 4608001 & 4608002

(a) Australia’s Battle Song – the Accepted March Song of the AIF called ‘For Auld Lang Syne! Australia will be there.’ Written and composed by Skipper Francis         

(b) ‘The Change Australians Made’ with words by “Gumsucker” and music by A C Quin

Mt Lofty Summit Official Opening on 27 Feb 1977

Consisting of the Official Opening program, postcards of the new building & a newspaper article and photo of architect Guy Mason in front of the new complex

No: 4611001

Coroner’s Court Report on the Ash Wednesday Bushfire on 20 Feb 1980 before Kevin Barry Ahern

No: 4390002

4 issues of ‘The Standard History of the World-Wide Conflict’, edited by H W Wilson

These 4 magazines were written from 1917 to 1919 and give information and show the attitudes during the latter part of World War 1. The articles include ‘South America and the War’, ‘Anzacs Great Record during 1917’ and ‘The Founding of the League of Nations’.

No: 4609001 to 4609004

Stirling CWA Memorabilia

The memorabilia includes a framed code of CWA beliefs, a cloth with CWA embroidered on it, Women’s Suffrage Centenary flag, a birthday book, a metal plaque, a photo of Mrs S P Heaslip & a prize certificate.

No: 4613001

David Whibley’s Lodge Collection

 A box containing 1920 & 1936 Event Programs, a Lodge collar, a Lodge scroll & a Lodge watch chain symbol

  No: 4614001

Mrs Gibbs’ diaries & notes

Mrs Gibbs’ 1987, 1989, 1990 & 1991 diaries with notes included within the pages.

No: 4610001 to 4614004

Do you have any further knowledge of the items shown which have been recently acquired by the Society? Or do you know something about the people or places that are depicted?

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