History of Fremantle 1829-1929
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (157 pages)
Author: J. Hitchcock
Year: (1929) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
The official title of this book is 'The History of Fremantle, The Front Gate of Australia 1829-1929' by J.K. Hitchcock. Also included in the book is a section written by J.W.B. Stephens titled 'History of the Harbour'.
Divided into eleven chapters, the 'History of Fremantle' describes the foundation of Fremantle and the pioneers and pilgrim fathers who explored and founded the state of Western Australia. It also includes information on the different eras the town experienced, including the pre-convict and the convict period of the colony, and the beginning of the twentieth century.
This book also contains a section on the industries that affected Fremantle during 1829-1929, eg. boat building and fruit export.
The section on the 'History of the Harbour' describes the building of the Port, the official opening, as well as other information.
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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