State Library of South Australia

Coo-ee Digger: experiences of South Australian World War 1 soldiers [opportunity 1]

Date: 29 January 2019 to 12 April 2019

Time: 10 to 11.30am

Location: Meet in the ground floor glass foyer

Note: Free, bookings essential.

Cooee cobber promotional poster for enlisting in WW1

Find out what it was like to be a South Australian digger during World War One.

Suitability: years 5 to 7 and 9 to 10
Duration: up to 1.5 hours
Days: Monday to Friday
Capacity: up to 30 students
Supervision: 1:6 (Yr 5-7) or 1:15 (Yr 9-10)
Facilitator: Education Librarian

Learn about their experiences through primary sources including photographs, letters, diaries and digitised records. Go behind the scenes to the Library's basement and view World War One original sources. Students have the opportunity to wear a solder's and nurse's uniform.


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Contact: Community Learning Team

Phone: 8207 7239

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