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Fire Brigade Motor Unit

Fire Brigade Motor Unit

Fire Brigade Motor unit crossing the intersection of Rundle and Hindley Streets during a test run on July 6, 1937. The South Australian Fire Brigade was formed in 1860 and operated from the Wakefield Street headquarters from 1892.

House of Assembly Members

House of Assembly Members

House of Assembly Members in the state's centenary year including: R.J. Rudall, H.C. Hogben, F.T. Perry, C.L. Abbott, J.N. Redler, E. Anthoney, A.V. Thompson, T.P. Howard, H.H. Shannon, G. Connor, A.J. Blackwell, A.W. Robinson, R.S. Richards, J. McInnes, M.S. Dunks, J.M. Beerworth, B. Pattinson, R.L. Butler, J.A. Lyons, S.W. Jeffries, M. McIntosh, A.D. McDonald, T. Playford, R.D. Nicholls, H.W. Lyons, G.C. Morphett, G.F. Jenkins, Sir H.S. Hudd, L.G. Riches, H.B. Crosby, D.M.S. Davies, E.J. Craigie, V.M. Newland, V.G. Petherick, P.T. Heggaton, R.A. Dale, A.W. Lacey, D.H. Bardolph, S. Dennison, A.W. Christian, W.A. Hamilton, A.J. Melrose, R.W.R. Hunt, F.L. Parker, J.C. Fitzgerald, J.E. Stephens, T.C. Stott, J.P. Steele, E.C. Redman.

Sea of hands, Rymill Park

Sea of hands, Rymill Park

Sea of hands, Rymill Park, near East Terrace. To see all photographs in this collection, search on Archival number PRG 1561/5/1.

William Thomas Patrick Turner

William Thomas Patrick Turner

Service number 8987 Driver William Thomas Patrick Turner, 1st Australian Imperial Force.

Camels from Lake Everard Station

Camels from Lake Everard Station

Camels from Lake Everard Station about to return with fencing materials from Haslam.

Wakefield Street

Wakefield Street

Wakefield Street, South side, St. Francis Xavier's Hall, 31 July 1940, the right side of the hall is 87 yards east of Victoria Square, frontage is 13 yards, hall stands back from Wakefield Street alignment 19 yards. For a view of the building erected partly in front of the hall in 1941 see B 10894.

Hindley Street looking east

Hindley Street looking east

[General description] Lithograph of an S.T. Gill sketch, from'Views in Adelaide No. 2'. Shows Hindley Street looking east, with city buildings on either side of the unsealed road. The two storey Phoenix hotel on the right (on the east corner of Clarendon Street) was established in 1850 and the licensee from 1850-52 was R. Hall. The Royal Oak and Miner's Arms Hotel can be seen on the left of the picture, with a partial view of the Clarendon Hotel further east. Printed and published by Penman & Galbraith, Pirie Street, Adelaide. [On back of photograph] 'Acres 56,57, 68,69 / 1851 / For other letterhead specimans see B 4198 / B 2430 / Presented by Miss. P.E. Leftwich, London. 6/8/1947.' No.2 in a series (see B 4198 for no.1 and B 2430 for no.3).

Rundle Street

Rundle Street

Rundle Street, south side, 31 July 1940. For alterations and additions made in 1941 to three storey building in the centre see B10934. The near side of the three storey building in centre is 13 1/2 yards west of Stephens Place. Frontage : 7 yards. The building in the centre and to the right have balustraded parapets.

R.M.S. Asturias arriving at Outer Harbor

R.M.S. Asturias arriving at Outer Harbor

The 2,509 ton R.M.S. Asturias of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company under the command of Captain J.D. Spooner arriving at Outer Harbor on Monday 2 March 1908. The largest steamer built in Great Britain during 1907, Asturias was on her maiden voyage to Australia. From London, Asturias had called at Marseilles, Naples, Colombo and Freemantle. Of the 631 passengers 67 were booked for Adelaide, including Captain W.B. Knox, Commander J.C.T. Glossop R.N., Messrs F. Brown, J.S. Brunton, C. Payne, D. Kingsland, W. L. Taylor, E.H. Woolls, A.M. Stewart, J.C. williamson, A.H.Aitken, F.G. Sargood, Bromley, Mr and Mrs Tillottson, Rev. P. Flemming, and Misses McLennan.

Frome Road

Frome Road

[General description] Frome Road's avenue of London Plane trees, planted on Arbor Day in 1902 and now very impressive in 2016 as the trees have spread, the branches forming a canopy over the road. It is listed by the National Trust of South Australia. [On back of photograph] 'Plane trees lining Frome Road / looking south from a point near Botanic Park / June 1937 / Reproduced in Advertiser / June 10, 1937'.

Archer Street

Archer Street

Archer Street, south side, May 24th 1940, left side of centre building is 73.5 yards west of Walter Street and frontage is 13 yards.

North Street

North Street

[General description] This modern brick building is the premises for Young's factory. It is Art Deco in style. [On back of photograph] 'Acres 183 and 128 / North Street, west side / April 26th 1939 / These buildings were erected in 1938 / Compare with B 7130 / The far side of the modern brick building is 25 yards north of Waymouth Street and frontage is 53 yards'.

Archer Street, North Adelaide

Archer Street, North Adelaide

[General description] This Typical Adelaide symmetrical stone cottage is about to have its front verandah closed in. The existing verandah has decorative iron lace and a striped roof. The front fence is of wooden palings. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 790 / Archer Street west, south side / April 12th 1939 / For alterations made in 1939 see B 9540 / The left side of the house is 73.5 yards west of Walter Street and frontage is 13 yards'.

Archer Street

Archer Street

Archer Street, south side, June 18th 1936, frontage of house is 13 yards. For alterations made in 1936 see B 6920. Right side of the house is opposite the east side of Cambridge Street. This small blue stone cottage has a verandah and a wooden picket fence along the front.

Bridge, Lockleys

Bridge, Lockleys

[General description] Looking across the new bridge and along the road. In the foreground it takes three men to sink a post, one to hold it, one to wield the crowbar and another to watch. [On back of photograph] 'New concrete bridge over the Torrens, connecting River Road, St. James Park & Rowell's Road, Lockleys / Bulit by the Highways and Local Government Department to provide a direct route between Lockleys and Woodville districts / Reproduced in News, June 15, 1937'.

Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide

[General description] Shipping on the Port River. The ship Wuppertal (dark ship moored on left) is on her maiden voyage for the Hamburg-Amerika line. The 'Bullaren' is a Swedish general cargo carrier, built in Gothenburg, 1918. [On back of photograph] 'Scene on the Port River / Port Adelaide / June 1937 / In stream is the 'Bullaren' with tugs 'Vigilant' and 'Wato' alongside. On left is the 'Wuppertal', and in the background the 'Westralia' / Reproduced in 'News', June 14th, 1937'.

Archer Street

Archer Street

[General description] This single storey symmetrical cottage has an iron roof, a concave style verandah and a picket fence. Next door is J.E. Hudson, Fruiterer and Greengrocer, who also sells Woodroffe's drinks. [On back of photograph] 'Acre 785 / Archer Street, south side, July 11, 1927. / Frontage of cottage: 10 yards'.

Photographs of company premises, staff and merchandise

Photographs of company premises, staff and merchandise

Approximately 170 photographs and postcard images of Colton, Palmer & Preston Ltd. premises in Currie Street, Adelaide, on Port Road, Allenby Gardens and Gepps Cross; including scenes at Currie Street of the February 1907 fire, new building, leather goods factory, celebrations for Armistice Day 1918, Port Adelaide steel yard and bulk store, Adelaide warehouse interior scenes, Harrold Colton & Co. staff in 1909 and later, social functions, sporting functions, cricketing and football teams.

'Forty Hour Week' Meeting

'Forty Hour Week' Meeting

Railwaymen at a lunch-hour meeting at Islington Workshops on 9 June 1937 to discuss the Forty Hour Week. Hundreds of railway workers can be seen standing outside the workshops.

Air Crash at Mount Gambier

Air Crash at Mount Gambier

Wrecked Melbourne-Adelaide mail plane "Monana" at Mt. Gambier. The Dragon Rapide mail plane struck a windmill trying to avoid a flock of sheep on the runway. Five passengers and the pilot escaped with minor injuries.

Archer Street

Archer Street

Archer Street (numbers 71-79), south side, May 17th 1930, frontage of buildings is 34 yards. The extreme left of the photograph is 19.5 yards east of Boulton Street. Frontage of the compact centre group of buildings is 34 yards. The near side of the detached two storey house almost on extreme right forms the boundary between Acres 784 and 785. The photograph shows a row of five two storey semi detached town houses in Archer Street. This row of two storey terrace houses was built for Jane White in 1865-1866.

Views of Mundulla

Views of Mundulla

A collection of images of Mundulla.

Jamboree on the Air scouts, Yirrkala

Jamboree on the Air scouts, Yirrkala

Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) scouts from Yirrkala, using on site amateur radio equipment. The station tracked and guided ELDO vehicles that were launched from Woomera into a polar orbit.

Green Patch Station

Green Patch Station

Homestead, Green Patch Station. The old home was the property of the Sinclair family since it was built by Mr James Sinclair in 1853 who arrived from the Isle of Aran in Scotland on board the "Indus" in 1839. He transferred his wife, three children and 1,880 sheep overland from Nairne to Port Lincoln. He lost half of the sheep to coast disease. He first settled near Coffin Bay but later moved to Uley. Green Patch homestead had a slate roof that was later replaced with galvanised iron. Post from the wrap around verandah can be seen in the photograph which shows the two storey home positioned on a slight rise in a scrubby landscape.

Palmer Place

Palmer Place

Palmer Place, east side, July 18th 1940, left side of cottages is 41 yards south of Brougham Place and frontage of both is 27 yards. The two single storey houses were remodelled in 1940. For alterations made see B 10900.

Rundle Street, Adelaide

Rundle Street, Adelaide

[General derscription] This view is one of three entitled 'A Slack Season' and dated August 31st, 1903. It depicts the east end of Rundle Street on a wet day with horse drawn carts standing at the kerb and moving along the street. A lot of this traffic is associated with the East End Market. The Kent Town Brewery can be see in the distance. [On back of photograph] 'Acres 91 (right) and 34 (left) / Rundle Street / Looking east from Union Street / 1903 / The building on the extreme right abuts Union Street / The near side of the Exeter Hotel is 79 yards east of Tavistock Street.

Waymouth Street

Waymouth Street

Waymouth Street, south side, July 18th 1940, right side of house is 29 yards east of Gray Street and frontage is 6 yards. The house is two storeys tall and has a window either side of the front door. It stands next to a much taller bluestone building.

Group of [women] Old Colonists : Ann Leaney

Group of [women] Old Colonists : Ann Leaney

Ann Leaney, 1838-1914; nee Press, married William Leaney. Arrived in South Australia in August 1839 on board the ship the "Somersetshire". Resided in Hindmarsh.

Thevenard Hotel

Thevenard Hotel

Thevenard Hotel. Thevenard is a port town south west of Ceduna. It was named after the French admiral Antoine-Jean-Marie Thevenard. The proprietor at this time was William Joseph Horrigan. The hotel in this photograph existed from 1926 - 1984.

Miss Gladys Sym Choon's shop

Miss Gladys Sym Choon's shop

Exterior of Miss Gladys Sym Choon's shop in East Rundle Street.