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An incredible showcase for Western Australian stories which ably demonstrate the talent of our filmmaking industry.
Original diaries from the Swan River Colony.
Pamphlets, leaflets and flyers that illustrate events and activities.
Explore some of the films made in, or about, Western Australia.
Finding the real stories of the settlers of the Swan River Colony.
Stories and pictures from two early French expeditions to WA.
Reinterpreting Forrest’s 1874 Trek.
A unique way of exploring Perth and Fremantle from the 1860s.
First Peoples | First Stories - a selection of stories.
Artist Wendy Lugg brings to life a family history.
Migrant Stories Collection Highlights.
Learn about the history of mining and energy in WA.
This collection documents 15 experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Collections of photographs - telling stories of Western Australia.
Manuscripts from private collections.
The story of a naturalist, author, genealogist and historian.
Iconic advertising photographs from the collection.
The environmental, social, and political history of Perth Water.
Rare and exquisite items illustrating the WA story.
Digitised musical scores from WA composers and musicians.
Be inspired to create a new WA story with open data access.
View stories on You Tube created by State Library subject specialists.
Federation – 100 years of nationhood.
WA's economic & social development in the 20th century.