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Henry Newman Barwell was a successful lawyer and politician who lent his name to a farm apprenticeship scheme.
Historical Person | By Carol Fort | 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s, early twentieth century
1 September in Australia is Wattle Day, though not widely known, some have argued it should replace Auistralia Day.
Historical Event | By Catherine Manning, History Trust of South Australia | 1830s, 1900-1910, 1910s, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Lady Constance Jean Bonython was the Mayoress of the City of Adelaide in 1913 and the Lady Mayoress from 1927-1930.
Historical Person | By Perry Snodgrass, HerStory Project | 1830s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, early twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Discover the people who have shaped Adelaide
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