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A tireless worker for the welfare of soldiers, Alexandrine Seager founded and ran the Cheer-Up Society.
Historical Person | By Robert Thornton | North Terrace, Parklands | First World War
Huge crowds gathered on the streets of Adelaide on 11 November 1918 to celebrate the armistice of the First World War.
Historical Event | By Corinne Ball, Migration Museum | North Terrace | 1910s
The tragedy of war was compounded by disturbance on the homefront in wartime and post-war reconstruction activities.
Historical Event | By Wilfrid Prest, Kerrie Round & Carol Fort | 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
1 September in Australia is Wattle Day, though not widely known, some have argued it should replace Australia Day.
Historical Event | By Catherine Manning, History Trust of South Australia | 1830s, 1900-1910, 1910s, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century
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