SLQ's First World War collections take to the highway
As part of the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation Regional Program, State Library staff led by Regional Coordinator Niles Elvery delivered a series of White Gloves sessions to three regional centres in Charters Towers and the Whitsunday region, June 19 - 22.
More than 60 residents from Charters Towers, Proserpine and Bowen attended and 4 classes of Yr 9 and 10 students from St Catherine’s Catholic College in Proserpine and Bowen State High School were given the opportunity to see, learn about and handle original First World War documents from the collections of the State Library of Queensland.
The QANZAC100 team of Niles, Troy Keith and Anne Scheu thank all the Library staff who helped to stage the event in their community, including
• Excelsior Library, Charters Towers Regional Council
• Proserpine Library, Whitsunday Regional Council and
• Bowen Library, Whitsunday Regional Council