The Store Oral History Project is now available on-line at Livinghistories@UON The Store Oral History Project is a collection of stories gathered from members of the Newcastle community in 2019, sharing their thoughts and memories of the Store. We thank all of the interviewees and those who have contributed in other ways, such as sharing … More The Store Oral History Project – NOW ONLINE
To celebrate Apollo 11 Moon landing’s 50th Anniversary we are sharing photographs of ‘The Store’ display windows inspired by the landing and designed by Terry Stanmore. Newcastle knows how to celebrate in style! These photos are taken from the 1969 lunar-inspired Spring Fashion Opening at the Newcastle and Suburban Co-operative Society Ltd, known locally as … More ‘The Store’ Windows- Moon landing’s 50th Anniversary
Good memories are hard to come by, and even harder to capture, however this was not the case for Jean Lorrell Guihot (nee, White), who sadly passed away on Christmas day, 2017. Mrs. Guihot’s collection of scrapbooks document the history of Newcastle and the Hunter Region, as well as its people. The following 6 scrapbooks … More Jean Guihot, Newcastle in Cut-Outs
NEWCASTLE AND SUBURBAN CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY (NEWCASTLE REGIONAL CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY) a.k.a. ‘The Store’ ARCHIVES In July 1976 the Newcastle Regional Cooperative (‘The Store’) made its first transfer of business archives for the years 1898 – 1930 to the University Archives in the Auchmuty Library. The University of Newcastle was very fortunate to have received the records … More The Archives of “The Store” – The Newcastle & Suburban Co-operative Society Ltd
We are looking for 20 people to interview about ‘The Store’. Do you have memories of ‘The Store’? Did you work there? Did you shop there? What was your association with ‘The Store’? ‘The Store’ (the Newcastle and Suburban Co-operative Society), once located in Newcastle West, was more than a retail store: it … More ‘The Store’ – whats your story?
The complete work documenting the historic legacy of The Store, and a 1988 exhibition created by The Newcastle Printmakers Workshop in the Newcastle Regional Museum is now online. We thank the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop for permission to share the full digital scan of the entire work freely to the wider community. The Store : a … More The Store: a Co-operative Phenomenon by the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop (1988)