1. J150 Plaque, Charles Pearcy Mountford

    Charles Mountford was an anthropologist, writer and photographer, and was dedicated to the promotion of Aboriginal art and mythology.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  2. J150 Plaque, Charles Sturt

    A soldier and explorer, Captain Charles Sturt was first to chart the River Murray.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  3. J150 Plaque, Charles Witto-Witto Cawthorne

    Cawthorne was a dynamic music seller and concert manager, and is remembered as a genial raconteur.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  4. J150 Plaque, Colin Sidney Hayes

    Colin Sidney Hayes is remembered as possibly the greatest racehorse trainer and thoroughbred breeder in the history of Australian racing.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  5. J150 Plaque, Constance Muriel Davey

    Though hampered by a physical disability, Davey became a psychologist and educationist who worked untiringly for social justice.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  6. J150 Plaque, Dame Roma Mitchell

    A trailblazing jurist, Dame Roma Mitchell pushed for numerous law reforms and became South Australia’s first female governor.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  7. J150 Plaque, Dame Ruby Litchfield

    Befitting a dedicated community worker and charity organizer, Dame Ruby Litchfield’s simple philosophy was ‘To live and let live’.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  8. J150 Plaque, Daniel Moriarty

    Daniel Moriarty has been acclaimed as the greatest footballer between the two World Wars.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  9. J150 Plaque, David Dallwitz

    Musician and artist with a wide range both sonically and visually.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  10. J150 Plaque, David Fowler

    Merchant David Fowler built a successful grocery business, famous for jams, confectionery and preserved fruit.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  11. J150 Plaque, David Shearer

    Though a manufacturer of agricultural machinery, David Shearer also designed an early car, constructed an observatory, and was a keen artist.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  12. J150 Plaque, David Unaipon

    David Unaipon was an Aboriginal leader, writer, gatherer of legends, and inventor who was referred to in the press as 'the Black Leonardo'.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  13. J150 Plaque, Don Dunstan

    As premier, Dunstan’s agenda of social and political reform transformed South Australia.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  14. J150 Plaque, Doris Taylor

    Doris Taylor was the founder and organizer of Meals on Wheels, despite spending most of her life in a wheelchair.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  15. J150 Plaque, Edmund Wright

    Some of Adelaide’s finest nineteenth-century buildings were designed by Edmund William Wright.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  16. J150 Plaque, Eldred Norman

    A racing car designer and driver, Eldred Norman was interested in all things mechanical.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  17. J150 Plaque, Essington Lewis

    Essington Lewis was a hard-working industrialist who substantially developed and expanded B.H.P., and was Director-General of Munitions during the Second World War.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  18. J150 Plaque, Francis Hardy Faulding

    Faulding was a manufacturing chemist, prominent businessman, city councillor and church benefactor.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  19. J150 Plaque, Frederick May

    Frederick May was an engineer and manufacturer, and the archetypal 'quiet achiever' who missed out on major fame and success.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  20. J150 Plaque, George Elton Mayo

    George Elton Mayo was an extraordinarily versatile pioneer in human relations, management studies and psychoanalysis.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  21. J150 Plaque, George Fife Angas

    This merchant, banker, landowner and philanthropist was generous but shrewd, and often tagged with the phrase ‘philanthropy plus ten per cent’.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  22. J150 Plaque, George Frederick Hassell

    A printer and publisher, George Frederick Hassell was devoted to the immaculate ’embellishment of books’.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  23. J150 Plaque, George French Angas

    Equal parts naturalist and artist, George French Angas depicted the South Australian landscape, Aboriginal inhabitants, and flora and fauna with meticulous accuracy.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  24. J150 Plaque, George Hall

    In the days before Coca-Cola and Pepsi, George Hall was a forward-thinking manufacturer of soft drinks.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  25. J150 Plaque, George Hannaford

    1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  26. J150 Plaque, George Woodroffe Goyder

    A surveyor and conservationist, and incredibly prolific letter-writer, Goyder is mainly remembered for his famous ‘line of rainfall’.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  27. J150 Plaque, Gladys Elphick

    Known to all as ‘Aunty Glad’, Elphick was a tireless worker for Aboriginal welfare.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  28. J150 Plaque, Gladys Ruth Gibson

    Gladys Ruth Gibson was an educationist and president of the National Council of Women – and by all accounts a loyal friend and loving family member.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  29. J150 Plaque, Harold Eustace Hill Ling

    Harold Eustace Hill Ling was a joint patent-holder of that indisputable Australian icon, the Hills Hoist, and was responsible for expanding and diversifying Hills Industries Limited.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  30. J150 Plaque, Helen Mary Mayo

    Medical practitioner Helen Mayo combined energy and a strong social conscience in her promotion of child health services.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

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