COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: LET’S SPEND A LIFE TOGETHER

CASE 13: LET’S SPEND A LIFE TOGETHER CARDS In February of 1925 George Gershwin’s jazz experiment Rhapsody in Blue performed to mixed reviews in New York City. Across the Pacific in the small city of Newcastle, 19-year-old Mona May Mary Beacher met Arthur Oates in the humble rooms of the Hamilton card club. The nice girl … More COAL RIVER TRUE CRIME: LET’S SPEND A LIFE TOGETHER

FACT CHECK: Is Toll Cottage (or Rose Cottage) in Bolton Street, Newcastle’s Oldest Building?

    Toll, or Rose Cottage is a mysterious little cottage nestled inside the modern footprint of the Family Law Court in Bolton Street Newcastle. Its quaint size and simple shape immediately calls to mind the convict era cottage structures that you find have survived all over Battery Point in Hobart. Could this little place … More FACT CHECK: Is Toll Cottage (or Rose Cottage) in Bolton Street, Newcastle’s Oldest Building?

Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs

Lachlan Wetherall, in a digital project similar to his historical maps visual index, where he created a visual index to hundreds of our subdivsion plans located in flickr, has now put together another index to the aerial photography that has been recently digitised by our volunteer Jessica Waugh in the GLAMx Digitisation Lab from the … More Visual Index to Hunter Valley Aerial Photographs

You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop!

You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop! Book Here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/newcastle-digital-access-to-collections-workshop-tickets-42446151582 Dates: 9-10 April 2018 Start time: 10am Monday 9 April 2018 Finish time: 5pm Tuesday 10 April 2018 Location: Room x502 NeW Space, University of Newcastle, Cnr Auckland and Hunter Streets, Newcastle 2300 Cost: FREE This free two-day workshop gives attendees the … More You’re invited to the NEWCASTLE Digital Access to Collections Workshop!

NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 26)

This Newsnight tape is part of the NBN Television archive and was digitised by our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair who undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in September 2017. Many thanks to Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) who are digitising various … More NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 26)

NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 27)

This Newsnight tape is part of the NBN Television archive and was digitised by our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair who undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in September 2017. Many thanks to Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) who are digitising various … More NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 27)