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This week in History 28 July - 4 August
1923 construction began on the Harbour Bridge (28th); 1809 the Hawkesbury River flooded again and eight lives were lost (30th); 1949 the Snowy Mountains Authority came into being (1st); 1917 the General Railway Strike began in NSW (2nd); 1838 the Select Committee of the House of Commons in Great Britain delivered its report criticizing transportation (3rd); 1906 the Central Railway Station in Sydney was officially opened (4th).
Travel and Adventure Gallery
Featuring a series of brochures and advertising pamphlets issued/distributed by the NSW Government Tourist Bureau.
Purging Pestilence - Plague!
The Bubonic Plague hit Sydney in January 1900. Spreading from the waterfront, the rats carried the plague throughout the city. Within eight months 303 cases were reported and 103 people were dead.
Digital archives tools and advice now available
Digital archives tools and advice now available
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