Fremantle History Society Annual Studies Day

The Fremantle History Society is running its annual Studies Day

Sunday 30th October between 1 and 5pm at THE WA ARMY MUSEUM, Burt Street Fremantle

 

Four diverse, new papers which consider special places and themes in Fremantle’s history will be presented

They also have a legendary afternoon tea.

Registrations open at 1pm for a 1-30pm start

Price: $20 members, $25 non members

Bookings: secretary.fhs@gmail.com, phone contact 0438 445 141,

WWW: http://www.fhs.org.au FACEBOOK:/fremantlehistorysociety

 

PAPERS

1). Revealing the City of Fremantle Art Collection, André Lipscombe.

André Lipscombe is the Curator of the City of Fremantle Art Collection. His illustrated talk will shed light on

artworks making connections with Fremantle and its people.

2). From card catalogue to Ebooks: a history of Fremantle City Library, 1851-2016, Pam Harris

History Librarian Pam Harris is currently Treasurer of the Fremantle History Society and manages the

Fremantle History Centre.

3). Fremantle’s Link to the Crimean War, Diane Oldman.

Diane Oldman, formerly a Training and Development Officer, currently generates websites profiling

Crimean War Veterans and the 20th Company of the Royal Sappers and Miners.

Afternoon Tea

4). Is increasing density a threat to Fremantle’s heritage? Winthrop/Prof Carmen Lawrence.

Former State and Federal politician Carmen Lawrence, now Winthrop Professor, is the Director of the

Centre for Social Change at UWA and Chair of the Australian Heritage Council.

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