Category Archives: Bringing history to the people

Women of Words Wrap-up

What a great success these events have been and I’d like to personally thank Janette Hoppe for creating the Women of Words project and organising the poetry readings. The last event was at Good Brother Espresso Shop and $210 was … Continue reading

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Local history at Newcastle Library

Wow! I’m loving the new Newcastle Library website, especially the Heritage & History section. It’s all there. Everything you will need whether you are writing a novel, memoir or researching your family tree. Never underestimate library resources. Yes, it’s great if your novel … Continue reading

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Histories of Hunter Women

Novocastians, Jude Conway needs your help. As part of her project Histories of Hunter Women, Jude is trying to determine what year the following women died [and if by chance any are still alive heartfelt apologies]. As Jude explains on … Continue reading

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The Margaret Henry Oral History Archive

It’s Australia Day, a time to celebrate amazing achievements by Australians and to welcome new Australians to our fold. It’s also a time to reflect on how far we have come as a nation. To do that effectively we can’t … Continue reading

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Research communities

It’s wonderful how research communities and people can cross paths. As mentioned in an earlier blog, World War I Link gathers a lot of these communities together under the one umbrella. My blog about the Scottish Women’s Hospitals is a member … Continue reading

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WWOnelink – Gathering together WWI projects

Last week, through twitter, I discovered this marvellous site. WWOnelink is about linking your Great War Commemoration Project to the world. Definitely a collaborative workspace in my books. The site explains: “WWI Link is a research project database established by the … Continue reading

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