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 Image of the West End Brewery, photograph taken by Toby Woolley.

The West End Brewery archive

The stories that make us.

When the gates closed at the West End Brewery site in Adelaide in June 2021, the State Library received a donation offer for the business...

Behind the scenes History Hotels and pubs
Johnny and Romano Marchioro with the new Chevrolet truck

The story of an Italian market gardening family

The stories that makes us

It’s 1949, on the banks of the River Torrens at Lockleys, and two young boys are milking a cow so their mother can make cheese...

Port Gawler Map, hero image. SLSA: C 1191

Port Gawler Land Release: The scandal of 1839

The stories that make us.
Crime and infamy History
A cropped version of WH Edmunds map of Adelaide. SLSA C228/1

WH Edmunds: The magnificent mapmaker

The stories that make us.

The following saying has never been more true than for WH Edmunds. His maps are the jewels in the crown of the Map Collection of...

Magnetic reel tapes of the ABC radio show: From the Library Shelf.

From the Library Shelf

The stories that make us.

Did you attend school in the mid to late 1960s in South Australia? Chances are you might remember the radio program ‘From the Library Shelf’...

Behind the scenes Children Literature