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Illawarra Historical Society

NEXT MEETING - Thursday 2 May at 6.30pm - CENTRO CBD (Italian Centre) 28 Stewart St, WollongongDr Lorraine Jones will speak about the Influenza Epidemic that ravaged the world in 1918-1918.

NEXT MEETING - Thursday 2 May at 6.30pm - CENTRO CBD (Italian Centre) 28 Stewart St, Wollongong

50 million people died world wide and 15,000 died in Australia. Nearer to home, there were deaths but not on the scale of Sydney as the local doctors were quick to isolate and treat sufferers.


SCANDAL, SLANDER AND INTERFERING WITH OUR NEIGHBOURS -  An expose of bad behaviour by some early Illawarra residents.  Researched and written by Lorraine Neate, the book reveals episodes and people not found in the mainstream of history.  It brings to life the hardships, misfortunes and challenges of colonial life.  190 pages with illustrations.

SCANDAL, SLANDER AND INTERFERING WITH OUR NEIGHBOURS - An expose of bad behaviour by some early Illawarra residents. Researched and written by Lorraine Neate, the book reveals episodes and people not found in the mainstream of history. It brings to life the hardships, misfortunes and challenges of colonial life. 190 pages with illustrations. Available at the Museum or email oders to info@illawarramuseum.com

COALFACES - MT KEMBLA - AN INTERPRETATION OF HISTORY AND PLACE by Darian Zam  An evocative compilation of reminiscences and images of life in a mining village

COALFACES - MT KEMBLA - AN INTERPRETATION OF HISTORY AND PLACE by Darian Zam An evocative compilation of reminiscences and images of life in a mining village Available at the Illawarra Museum and Fairy Meadow newsagency

Illawarra Museum

11 Market St, Wollongong
NSW, Australia 2500

OPEN - Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

Noon to 3.00pm

ENTRY IS FREE

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Telephone - 4228 7770 (please leave a message)

Email - illawarrahistoricalsociety@yahoo.com.au

 

 

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