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Electrical merchant Alfred Gerard was also a concerned humanitarian, and a worker for Aboriginal welfare.
Historical Person | By Jason Hollamby | North Terrace, Rundle Street east | early twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Constructed from east to west in January 1880, Adelaide’s most distinctive commercial complex of14 shops and hotel, heading west along Rundle Street, was built for The South Australian Company.
Historical Place | By Hannah Stewart, History Trust of South Australia | Rundle Street east | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century
A pioneering businesswoman, Gladys Sym Choon was a well known member of South Australian society.
Historical Person | By Catherine Manning, Migration Museum | Rundle Street east | early twentieth century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Rundle Street has been a centre of shops and arcades, theatre and cafes, as well as acrimonious debate
Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Rundle Mall, Rundle Street east | early nineteenth century, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century
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