Tuesday March 1, 2011

That magnificent stretch of natural bush lying between Whiting Beach and Athol Gardens

Lynn Walsh posted this newspaper report on Taronga Zoo moving to Mosman.

In making available digitised records of Australian newspapers (from 1803-1954), the National Library of Australia (NLA) has created a most valuable resource for researchers, historians, genealogists and others simply interested in understanding the history of Australia as it was reported.

By selecting articles and illustrations from its current and growing collection, I want to entice others to go trawling for themselves…

There are lots more fascinating stories going up at her blog.

Visit Now and then: Snippets of Australian social history from newspapers and other sources

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