Fremantle History Society Annual Studies Day
September 15, 2016 Leave a comment
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone contact 0438 445 141,
WWW: http://www.fhs.org.au FACEBOOK:/fremantlehistorysociety
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.
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.