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The Queensland Digger digitised@SLQ

The Queensland Digger, Vol.1 no.1, April 1925

To support the aims of the QANZAC100: Memories for a new generation project, State Library of Queensland has recently completed digitisation of it 1925-1962 holdings of The Queensland Digger, the official journal of the Queensland Branch of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League of Australia (Queensland Branch) and Allied Organisations (R.S.S.A.I.L.A.). The journal includes narratives and remembrances, … Read more

Revealing Hughenden’s stories

Q ANZAC 100 Regional Workshops advertised on Hughenden's Community noticeboard

As part of Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation regional workshops in July, staff of State Library facilitated several events with the Hughenden community and staff of the Hughenden Public Library. These sessions included a White Gloves experience with First World War collections from the John Oxley Library, an online discussion about preserving … Read more

Sister Marion Winifred Croll

29854 Marion Winifred Croll Photographs

State Library recently acquired a collection of 180 photographs, taken by Queensland nurse, Marion Winifred ‘Winnie’ Croll, who served in Egypt during the First World War. This collection holds considerable significance for State Library, as Winnie was the wife of a Brisbane doctor David Gifford Croll, whose extensive papers are also held in the John … Read more