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  • Title
    Series 03 Box 1: Australian Indigenous Ministries pictorial material : pre 1960 photographs
  • Call number
    PXA 773/Box 1
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1920s-1950s
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421502
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 22 x 27 cm. or smaller - some mounted on cardboard - 80 photoprints, chiefly silver gelatin
    Clippings - 1 magazine cutting ; 17 x 33 cm. and 12 x 19 cm. - Mounted on cardboard - 1 newspaper cutting
  • Scope and Content
    PART 1
    Assorted NSW, pre-1960.
    1. The Valley Sunday School Katoomba, 1936.
    2. Ridgeway - Maher wedding party, Karuah AIM, Dec. 1927.
    3. Miss Campbell & Retta Long, Darlington Point, 1942.
    4. Opening of Darlington Point Church, 1942.
    5. Topsy and George Saunders.
    6. Aboriginal candidates for baptism at Darlington Point, 1930s.
    7. Bobby Peters at the time of the opening of the church building, Darlington Point, c. 1930.
    8. Darlington Point Christians.
    9. Bobby Peters' house, 1930s.
    10. House at Moonah Cullah.
    11. Granny Robinson or Robertson, Moonah Cullah.
    12. [Aboriginal people with] missionary Miss Irons. Baby Ralph Davy. Moonah Cullah, 1942.
    13. Lolly Boy, Moonah Cullah.
    14. D. Myers and A. Morgans enjoy "nourishment", Moonah Cullah, July 1944.
    15. Biddy Kelly with flowers for departing missionary, Menindee.
    16. The sewing class, Toomelah (Boomi). Miss M. McAulay and Miss Eadie AIM missionaries. May 1934.
    17. Walgett Mission House.
    18. Mr Ned Solomon (of Bulgandramine), Stewart Boys at Goolagong - going home. Typical convention transport (horse and cart).
    19. Janet King and Betty, Menindee.
    20. Group at Menindee, 1942.
    21. Miss E Tyler outside Menindee Mission House.
    22. Miss E. Tyler at Sunday School outside bush shelter used in hot weather, Menindee.
    23. Women and Children, Menindee.
    24. Church congregation outside Menindee Mission House on a Sunday morning.
    25. Miss Cavanagh's place, Menindee, 1947.
    26. Guyra AIM Church, 1958.
    27. Mechanics at work, Main Street, Newcastle, 1933.
    28. Flood water over dam on creek, Tingha, 1936.
    29. A group at Walcha Reserve, Dec. 1935.
    30. A group of the Walcha people round the Memorial Van with Mr W. A. Long, Jan. 1937.
    31. Missionaries cabin and Mission Church, Long Gully (Tingha), app. 1933.
    32. At Mordun Dam, via Tingha, 1936.
    33. Mr and Mrs Duck Livermore and family, Long Gully, Tingha, Sept. 1932.
    34. Long Gully, Tingha, Jan. 1932.
    35. Missionaries home, Tingha, Dec. 1929.
    36. Mordun Dam, Tingha, Sept. 1936.
    37. Engine working tin dredge, Tingha, Apr. 1930.
    38. Tin dredge, Tingha, Apr. 1930.
    39. Joan Munro, Long Gully, 14 years old, 1934.
    40. At Mordun Dam, Tingha, Sept. 1936.
    41. Stella Blair, Long Gully, 14 years old, 1934.
    42. [Group at] Tingha, 1940.
    43. Christmas at Tingha, 1930.
    44. [Tingha], 1933.
    45. Christmas [at] Tingha, 1930.
    46. Long Gully Convention, Sept. 1933.
    47. Christmas tree, Long Gully, 1930.
    48. School children at Long Gully, Tingha with Mrs and Miss V. Harris, Dec. 1929.
    49. Miss D. V. Harris (teacher) with 1st and 2nd classes "Ngoorumba" Aborigines Protection School, Tingha, Oct. 1933.
    50. Xmas tree, Long Gully, Tingha.
    51. Mr and Mrs Donald Connors, Long Gully, Tingha, 1932.
    52. AIM Convention meeting at Long Gully, Tingha, Sept. 1932.
    53. Mr and Mrs John Munro and family at Bundarra, Apr. 1932.
    54. Munro - Blair wedding party. First wedding to be celebrated in the new Mission Church. AIM Long Gully, Tingha, Aug. 1935.
    55. Old Church and log cabin, Long Gully, Tingha, Jan. 1937.
    56. Douglas Baker, Merle Blair, Long Gully, Tingha, Sept. 1930.
    57. Harvest Festival Service, AIM Mission Church, Tingha, 1935.
    58. New Church. AIM Long Gully, Tingha. Opened 28th August 1935.
    59. Mr and Mrs Tom Murray (Senior Deacon), Mrs E. Blair, Native Worker. AIM Long Gully, Tingha, Jan. 1937.
    60. Alex Baker and Peter Cross, Christian men at Long Gully, Tingha, Sept. 1930.
    61. Some of the tiny ones, AIM Long Gully Tingha, Jan. 1937.
    62. Cleaning Up. Ngoorumba Aboriginal School, Long Gully, Tingha, Dec. 1936.
    63. The Long Gully Camp, Tingha, as first seen, July 1929.
    64. Mrs William Munro of Long Gully, Tingha. Said to be about 105 years old. Feb. 1941.
    65. A few of the small girls, AIM Long Gully, Tingha, Dec. 1936.
    66. Xmas tree, Long Gully, 1930.
    67. Conditions at Bourke, NSW. 1960s.
    68. Typical fringe-dweller's shack, Charleville, Qld. 1950s.

    PART 2
    Missionaries, Councils, Pre-1960.
    69. AIM Missionaries 1927 Conference.
    70. AIM Missionaries 1927 Conference - named.
    71. Federal Advisory Council, c. 1930.
    72. General Conference earliest AIM missionaries taken at Church of Christ, Campbell Street, Sydney about 1925.
    73. Arthur Collins and unidentified man with missionary vehicle.
    74. Staff conference - probably in the 1920s. Mr and Mrs Long seated in front.
    75. A. C. Goulder, Arnold Long. 1937.
    76. Wedding of Aileen Willis, about 1950. Retta Long in wedding party.
    77. Mrs C. King.
    78. [Eight photos from an album showing Aboriginal people at various places including] Trida [and] Salt Pan Creek.
    79. E. A. Collins, 1950s?
    80. Hoya Brown [and] Miss May Matthews.
    81. 1st Conference of Queensland missionaries in Brisbane Botanical Gardens, 1922.
    82. W. E. Porter and L. W. Long, 1920s.
  • System of arrangement
    Australian Indigenous Ministries was formerly known as Aborigines Inland Mission
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright restrictions may apply: Photographs in this collection created before 1955 are all out of copyright. Photographs created after 1955 are in copyright for the life of photographer plus 70 years
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 824144
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Images identified from inscriptions on reverse
    "Printed at Bradford's Pharmacy Katoomba" -- stamped on reverse (1)
    "Printed by EN Symons & Son Chemists" -- stamped on reverse (5)
    "Copyright photograph by Sydney Mail" -- stamped on reverse (69)
    "The Leicagraph Co. Pty. Ltd, 5 Strand Arcade, Sydney" -- stamped on reverse (80)
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