Behind the Scenes
In this episode of Archives Behind the Scenes we’re talking about Divorce Case Papers. These records cover the period 1873 up to about 1976 (with a few gaps around the 1960s and 1970s). We hold about 188,000 files, that’s about 10,000 boxes of these records. See what you might find in a file.
A sample of hotel plans from NRS 9590. Applications for liquor licenses under An Act to remodel the law relating to publicans and other persons engaged in the sale of liquor, 1881 (45 Victoria Act No 14) and subsequent Acts were to be accompanied by a plan or sketch of the premises.
“Rescue Breathing” is an instructional film demonstrating CPR and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation techniques. A number of scenarios are used including a drowning, an electrocution and a child choking. The film emphasises the importance of learning rescue breathing techniques.