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Telling Queensland Stories

Since 2008, State Library of Queensland has been recording short videos featuring the stories of Queenslanders from a wide range of backgrounds. Here are some recent examples of digital stories made available to view via our One Search catalogue and Youtube. Queenland Railways and Significant Resources In this 12 minute video renowned Queensland historian Gregory … Read more

Reel Rescue

The Queensland Library Foundation’s 2018 Reel Rescue campaign sought support for the digitisation of vulnerable films in State Library of Queensland’s collection of more than 4000 films and videos, some dating from the early twentieth century. Through the generosity of donors, State Library has now digitised a total of 113 (8mm and 16mm) films. The … Read more

More historical Toowoomba newspapers now available via Trove

Over sixteen years of editions of Toowoomba Chronicle newspapers were recently added to Trove newspapers, an extensive collection of digitised historical Australian newspapers. This addition was made possible through a collaboration between State Library of Queensland and National Library of Australia. The new titles are: Toowoomba Chronicle (1917-1922) Toowoomba Chronicle and Darling Downs Gazette (1922-1933) … Read more