Every now and again we come across a photo or document we don’t know much about. When this happens, we ask our community to help! Do you know a thing or two about refinery construction? Can you identify what’s going on in this photo? What we know already: Image taken for Head Wrightson Pty Ltd to document the construction work at the BP Refinery, Kwinana, … Continue reading Archivist Amnesia – Can You Help?
By the mid 1950s, thirty nationalities had joined the growing communities surrounding Medina. There were no large towns nearby, and public transport was limited. Only a few people could afford to own and run motor cars and it was a two hour journey via public transport to reach Perth. It was therefore understandable that most of the migrants who originated from large bustling European cities felt … Continue reading 1954, the Summer of Cinema