Darling Downs Centenary Souvenir 1840-1940
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (179 pages)
Year: (1940) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
This centenary history is a wonderful record of life as it was in the Darling Downs from 1840 to 1940. Encompassing both Toowoomba and Warwick in this history, there are details of the aborigines, early settlement and pioneers, schools, sports, churches, industries. Information is also recorded on the
geology of the region, animals, flora and fauna, pastoralists, bushranging, German immigration as well as expanded sections on the various early families.
Photographs are included throughout the book, as are advertisements for local businesses of the time. This is a valuable record for those who are interested in the area, or who have connections to this part of Queensland.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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