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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
A manufacturer of agricultural machinery, Alfred Hannaford was also an inventor who devised a pickling machine.
Historical Person | By John Miels | North Terrace | early twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Dennis was a poet, journalist and satirist, renowned for The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, the bestselling book of Australian poetry.
Historical Person | By Valmai Hankel | North Terrace, Southeast corner | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century
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 Person | By Bob Lewis | North Terrace | early twentieth century, mid twentieth century
The music of unconventional musician and composer Hooper Josse Brewster Jones was as distinctive as his name.
Historical Person | By Joyce Gibberd | North Terrace | early twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Abstemious but easy-going, Sir Sidney Kidman was a pastoralist and philanthropist who made friends easily.
Historical Person | By Rob Linn | North Terrace | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century
A conscientious and gifted forestry administrator, Walter Gill was also an enthusiastic nature photographer.
Historical Person | By Dr David Jones | North Terrace | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century
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