Explore the State Library's unique treasures and collections representing different aspects of Queensland's social history and contemporary stories.
Margaret Lawrie collection of the Torres Strait Islands 1964-1998
Brisbane band The Saints were catapulted to instant notoriety after releasing their debut single (I’m) Stranded in 1976.
Mary records life on Lizard Island including the moments she had to flee with her small son and house boy Ah Sam.
When Jonathan’s mother gave him a box of old photographs, he created an artwork honouring the family’s migration experience.
Archibald Meston, a recognized journalist, politician, explorer, amateur ethnologist, linguist and Chief Protector of Aborigines.
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