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Brewster Jones Quiz 1905

A family musical heritage

The stories that make us

When researching material for our exhibition Beyond the stage : aspects of performing arts in South Australia, 1914–1936 connections were made between the South Australia...

Art, design, fashion Biography History
Scotch Thsitle B 1544

Constables before the court

The stories that make us

The Cathedral robbed by policemen! The Cathedral Hotel that is... View the following extract as reported in The Advertiser, Thursday 17 October 1918, page 7...

Crime and infamy Hotels and pubs
SA Clubhouse Hotel, 1926

Diamonds Lost and Recovered

The stories that make us

A busy day for the publican of the SA Clubhouse Hotel at Port Adelaide in 1926. 'SAVED FROM DEATH RESCUED IN PORT RIVER Diamonds Lost...

History Hotels and pubs
Apinya Eric Api

Apinya's letter written in Pitjantjatjara language

The stories that make us

Eric Api (Apinya) is celebrated as being the first to write a letter in Pitjantjatjara. He attended the Ernabella school where all students learnt to...

Children History
Bob, the railway dog' at Port Augusta [B 6422]

‘STOP ME NOT, BUT LET ME JOG; FOR I AM BOB, THE DRIVER’S DOG’

The stories that make us

In 1882 Bob, a scruffy brown German collie dog covered with thick shaggy hair, was born in Macclesfield, South Australia. He travelled the railways of...

Children History