On this Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d take a little look at one of the ‘love letters’ we have here … Continue reading My Dearest One…
The community radio station 2AAA-FM has become one of Wagga Wagga’s most important cultural institutions and because of this, the … Continue reading Accessible. Accountable. Alternative!
Nader Awad from The Riverina Anglican College has been here at CSU Regional Archives this week on work experience. He … Continue reading History of football in Wagga from 1925
This year, one of our Scholarship Students is a keen Australian Rules Football fan from Melbourne so we thought it … Continue reading Tiger Time!
This interesting image caught my eye recently. It is a photo of Hely’s Club House Hotel and adjoining livery stable, … Continue reading Hely’s Club House Hotel
Narrandera’s own “gentlemen’s club”, The Murrumbidgee Club, was formed in 1903 with the bulk of the original members coming from … Continue reading Murrumbidgee Gentlemen
The Kooringal Hotel has changed quite a lot since it first opened in 1967. There were no 3 a.m. closes, … Continue reading First drinks for Kooringal Hotel
The Alfred ‘Possum’ Greene Collection is a remarkable personal record of over 3000 photographic prints and negatives, most of which … Continue reading The ‘Possum’ Greene Collection
The Victoria Band Pavilion (or as we call it now, The Rotunda), will be 120 years old next year. It … Continue reading The “Victoria”
‘Hunters’ is one of Wagga’s most well known and longest lasting businesses, having been in the same premises since 1872. … Continue reading The Hunters of “Hunters on the Hill”
Recently, whilst searching through the Archives, I encountered an interesting old trophy. It was engraved “Wagga Rugby League – Junior … Continue reading Blake Cup Mystery
Making statements likely to prejudice recruiting, training, discipline and administration of his Majesty’s Forces to wit the following words, “This … Continue reading “A Capitalistic War”
Continuing the hospital theme, a certain large-sized volume in our collection was brought to our attention last week by a researcher … Continue reading Cured, Relieved, Died
With all the changes happening at the Wagga Base Hospital lately, we thought a look at the site from above … Continue reading Wagga Base – a view from above
The 1960s and 70s was a time of demolition in Wagga. “Get rid of the old to make way for the new” … Continue reading Pubs We Have Known
I recently stumbled across this photograph in the archive collection which, I must confess, I had no idea we even … Continue reading The Hillston Jubilee Show
There’s been a few changes around us on South Campus lately, with the de-construction of some of the older buildings … Continue reading The Transformation of South Campus
This lovely photograph has been in our Collection since 1980, donated to us by Alma Morris of Carlingford soon after … Continue reading The Junee Fairies
This wonderful photograph was taken inside David Copland’s store in Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga, possibly around the 1930s. It shows … Continue reading “Like a kid in a candy store”
The following animal-themed images were all taken by the photographers of the Wagga Evening News, a short-lived newspaper started up by Frank … Continue reading A Friday afternoon treat….