The Man in the Photo

Recently I spoke at a seminar at the Victorian Genealogical Society on the topic “Port Melbourne 1839-1880". As I wanted to mention the formation of trade unions in Port Melbourne I showed this photo of ‘Members of the Port Phillip Stevedores Association’ from 1905. You will notice that all of the men in the photo have hats on except … [Read More...]

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Port Melbourne Festival Posters

From the Collection - Port Melbourne Festival Posters (various catalogue nos) A selection of posters from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s promoting the Port Melbourne Festival Port has a long-standing tradition of an annual community festival usually held over a weekend in summer. At times it has been held in JL Murphy Reserve, Bay Street and … [Read More...]

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Kicking into the Wind by Terry Keenan

Kicking into the Wind by Terry Keenan   Soft cover, illustrated, $30.00   Detailed history of the Port Melbourne Football Club from the early days in 1874 through to the First World War. Prices are in Australian Dollars. No GST is chargeable. … [Read More...]

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