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Talking Shop: Ballarat in Business and City Life at Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

27 Jun 2019

Curated By

Amy Tsilemanis, Curator, Ballaarat Mechanics' Institute

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Advertisement - Greensborough Hotel Advertisement 1933-34

Key words

greensborough hotel
greensborough

2 pages from a Victorian Railways travel journal. Advertisement for Greensborough Hotel 1933-34. Photocopy from original journal.

Historical information

An advertisement for Greensborough Hotel in the town of "Greensborough, picturesque township on the Plenty River, 13 miles from Melbourne."

Significance

Photograph show the "new brick building with all modern conveniences'. Greensborough in the 1930s was a popular spot for picnics and holidays.

Greensborough Historical Society, Lower Plenty

Advertisement - Digital image - Grandview Guest House

Key words

grandview
drakeford family
greenhill road
greenhills

Links: 03844:03968 Digital copy of colour photograph and notes.

Historical information

"Grandview" was the name of Mrs Drakeford's Boarding House in Greenhill Road Greensborough. This photograph shows the house in 2016. Includes notes on the history of the house.

Greensborough Historical Society, Lower Plenty

Advertisement - Newspaper Clipping - Watsonia Timber Supply

Key words

watsonia timber supply

2 p., copies of advertisements 1955, 1956 and 1973, and colour photograph 2015

Historical information

Watsonia Timber Supply is a long-established timber merchant and general hardware supplier. The earliest advertisement here dates from 1956. The colour photograph was taken in 2015.

Greensborough Historical Society, Lower Plenty

Advertisement - Newspaper Clipping - Montmorency Timber Co.

Key words

montmorency timber co.
were street montmorency

Copy of advertisement for the Montmorency Timber Co. from the Diamond Valley Mirror 14 September 1960

Historical information

Montmorency Timber Co. was a timber merchant and suppliers of home heaters based in Were Street Montmorency

Greensborough Historical Society, Lower Plenty

Advertising Booklet - Lake Park Blackburn - The Idael Place for Pic-Nics

Size 12cmHx15cmW; 12 pages

Historical information

The Australian Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria purchased and developed land at Blackburn Lake as a flower farm, the idea being to provide light occupation for the deaf and dumb unable to follow other regular employment, A home for aged and infirm deaf was also erected on the property.

Significance

A rare booklet advertising Lake Park Blackburn as an ideal public picnic spot.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Advertising Card - Cut Flowers - Deaf Mutes' Flower Farm, Blackburn

Key words

lake park, blackburn, flower farm, deaf

Size 15.5cmHx21cmW

Historical information

The Australian Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria purchased and developed land at Blackburn Lake as a flower farm, the idea being to provide light occupation for the deaf and dumb unable to follow other regular employment, A home for aged and infirm deaf was also erected on the property.

Significance

A rare example of advertising produced by the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria for its Flower Farm at Blackburn

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Advertising Card - Unique Entertainment - Alfred Hall, Ballarat December 1902

Key words

ernest j. d. abraham, alfred hall, ballarat, deaf, rock of ages, gesture

12.5cmHx17.5cmW; 4 pages

Historical information

Ernest J. D. Abraham spoke and gave practical illustrations of the language of gesture. The meeting and entertainment washeld for the purpose of drawing public attention to the work being done by the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission among the Deaf in Victoria.

Significance

An example of the work done in the early part of the 20th century by the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria; particularly the work of Ernest J. D. Abraham on his lecture tours to promote and raise funds for the Society.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Ammunition belt

Key words

ernest pearson
world war one
aif
first world war

Brown leather ammunition belt. Metal buckle that joins belt. Leather/metal buckle & strap that is attached to front of belt. Metal pins attached along leather belt.

Historical information

World War One, uniform, Australian, AIF, AFC, Australian Flying Corps, 37th Battalion, Mt Evelyn, Ascot Vale, First World War

Significance

The significance relates to the fact it is a WWI item pertaining to the military service of Ernest Pearson MM during the Great War.

Inscriptions & Markings

marked into leather - 1 1900

Mt Evelyn RSL Sub Branch, Mt Evelyn

no image

An evening of entertainment 1993

Key words

williamstown high school
music
saxophone quartet
1993
jamila brogan
shaun murray
aydin abdullah
george smpyrakis
performances

Single A4 green sheet Folded to B5 size, Program of a musical evening held at St Stephens church, Williamstown on 14th & 15th May 1993. The Williamstown High School Saxophone Quartet comprising Jamila Brogan, Shaun Murray, George Smpyrakis and Aydin Abdullah performed at the event.

Historical information

The Finn Koren Collection

Williamstown High School , Williamstown

Annual Report - Our Deaf and Dumb Fellow Citizens - 51st Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1935

Key words

l. a. cleveland, f. w. spry, edgar h. peacock, w. f. rowe, dr w. j. craig, dr. a. j. fargie,e. norman armstrong, e. j. l. bremner, r. dow, g. fethers, f. e. frewin, m. j. hoath,s. g. hobson,, g. w. sweetland, a. sutherland, ernest j. d. abraham, e. empson, j. m. johnston, e. johnson, m. g. b. mortimer, e. noble, v. buttacavoli, n. webb o. quinton, c. monahan, maurice mark, blackburn, cricket, lacrosse, jolimont square, deaf dramatic club, alice c. graham

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 12 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 20th Report of the Committee of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria 1904

Key words

reginald talbot, samuel gillott, edward newbigin, h. sumner martin, rev. j. h. frewin, rev j. j. halley, rev. david ross, rev e. h. sugden, w. a. dickens, john m. griffiths, m. l. miller, j. e. muir, a. c. muir, r. r. paterson, e. r. peacock, f. j. rose, ernest j. d. abraham, mrs james martin, mrs e. j. d. abraham, miss mills, miss mitchell, miss i. foster, miss a. foster, mrs h. sumner martin, mrs j. e. muir, mrs r. r. paterson, mrs samuel luke, alex williamson, s. moss, m. g. b mortimer, captain olden, rev. h. kelly, re. dr. bevan, h. henningsen, mr klingender, rev. h. w. h. adeney, rev. t. angwin, rev. thomas tait, e. leslie newbigin, deaf women's friendly society, e. salas, p. holt, s. w. showell, f. s. booth h. luff, samuel johnson,

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 36 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Mission but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 19th Report of the Committee of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria 1903

Key words

george sydenham clarke, samuel gillott, edward newbigin, h. sumner martin, rev. h. w. h adeney, rev. t. angwin, rev. j. j. halley, rev. t. tait, w. a. dickens, john m. griffiths, m. l. miller, j. e. muir, a. c. muir, r. r. paterson, e. r. peacock, f. j. rose, ernest j. d. abraham, mrs james martin, mrs e. j. d. abraham, miss mills, miss mitchell, i. foster, a. foster, mrs h. sumner martin, mrs j. e. muir, mrs r. r. paterson, mrs samuel luke, alex williamson, s. moss, m. g. b mortimer, mr olden, frederick sargood, james macbain,

Green Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 40 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Mission but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 40th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1924

Key words

earl of stradbroke, dr j. f. mackeddie, e. r. peacock, j. dudley,m. l. miller, r. j. oehr, john higgins, dr w. j. craig, dr. heyer, harold w. bickford, george brown, e. r. frewin, j. m. johnston, r. h. luff, w. a. paterso, h. a. sinclair, george vial, ernest j. d. abraham, rose dow, e, empson ,mrs abraham, douglas abraham, a. mcellan, m. g. b. mortimer, a. sutherland, e johnson, w. a. paterson, j. cariss, f. rees, n. amos, mrs w. pierce, mrs a. wilson, margaret gibson, lydia sanders, mrs gladman. mrs j. johnston, d. hickey, w. b. anderson, j. bladier, p. o'gorman, adam c. muir, s. moss, w. taylor, blackburn, n. webb, g. damman, t. peters, e. jackson, f. johnson, e. crockford, j. leber, e. thompson, w. b. anderson, g. bates, s. jeanes, d. carr, mrs a. c. muir, mrs w. a. paterson, r. h. watson, mrs w. burge, d. nolan, g. woods, miss phillips, cricket, lacrosse

Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 36 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 63rd Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1947

Key words

julius bruche, r. f. sanderson, h. l. bedggood, c. r. b. james, edgar h. peacock, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, , e. j. l. bremner, f. w. cox, s. g. hobson, j. f. hunt, e. r. noble, w. ross, g. w. sweetland, i. trescowthick, j. e. vincent, h. f. mccrea, douglas abraham, e. a. reynolds, e. r. empson, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, h. g. campbell, c. monahan, h. ludbrook, alice c. graham, rev f. a. hagenauer,

Brown/Grey Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 16 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 62nd Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1946

Key words

julius bruche, r. f. sanderson, h. l. bedggood, c. r. b. james, edgar h. peacock, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, e. j. l. bremner, f. w. cox, s. g. hobson, j. f. hunt, e. r. noble, w. ross, g. w. sweetland, i. trescowthick, j. e. vincent, h. f. mccrea, douglas abraham, e. a. reynolds, e. r. empson, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, h. g. campbell, c. monahan, h. ludbrook, alice c. graham, rev f. a. hagenauer,

Brown/Grey Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 16 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 61st Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1945

Key words

julius bruche, r. f. sanderson, f. w. spry, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, h bedggood, e. j. l. bremner, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, j. f. hunt, c. r. b. james, e. r. noble, w. ross, g. w. sweetland, i. trescowthick, j. e. vincent, douglas abraham, e. a. reynolds, e. r. empson, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, h. g. campbell, c. monahan, h. ludbrook, alice c. graham, rev f. a. hagenauer,

Cream/tan Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 57th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1941

Key words

julius bruche, l. a. cleveland, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, h bedggood, e. j. l. bremner, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, e. r. noble, h. puddy, f. w. spry, a. w. sutherland, g. w. sweetland, e. r. empson, douglas abraham, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, w. m. underwood, c. monahan, h. ludbrook

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 55th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1939

Key words

julius bruche, l. a. cleveland, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, f. w. spry, n. armstrong, h bedggood, h. belyea, e. j. l. bremner, h. greensmith, d. hickey, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, e. r. noble, g. w. sweetland, ernest j. d. abraham, e. r. empson, douglas abraham, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, f. williams, w. hately, b. grayden, j. b. murphy, w. m. underwood, c. monahan, h. ludbrook

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 24 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 56th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1940

Key words

julius bruche, l. a. cleveland, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, f. w. spry, n. armstrong, h bedggood, h. belyea, e. j. l. bremner, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, e. r. noble, h. puddy, g. w. sweetland, ernest j. d. abraham, e. r. empson, douglas abraham, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, w. hately, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, w. m. underwood, c. monahan, h. ludbrook

Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 24 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 52nd Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1936

Key words

l. a. cleveland, f. w. spry, edgar h. peacock, w. f. rowe, dr w. j. craig, dr. a. j. fargie,e. norman armstrong, e. j. l. bremner, r. dow, g. fethers, f. e. frewin, m. j. hoath,s. g. hobson,, g. w. sweetland, a. sutherland, ernest j. d. abraham, e. empson, j. m. johnston, e. johnson, m. g. b. mortimer, e. noble, v. buttacavoli, n. webb o. quinton, c. monahan, maurice mark, blackburn, cricket, lacrosse, jolimont square, deaf dramatic club, alice c. graham

Green Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 28 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 60th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1944

Key words

julius bruche, r. f. sanderson, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, h bedggood, e. j. l. bremner, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, e. j. f. hunt, johnson, e. r. noble, h. puddy, f. w. spry, g. w. sweetland, i. trescowthick, j. e. vincent, douglas abraham, a. e. reynolds, e. r. empson, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, c. monahan, h. ludbrook, alice c. graham, rev f. a. hagenauer,

Grey Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 59th Report of the Adult deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1943

Key words

julius bruche, r. f. sanderson, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, h bedggood, e. j. l. bremner, g. collie, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, e. johnson, e. r. noble, h. puddy, f. w. spry, g. w. sweetland, j. e. vincent, douglas abraham, a. e. reynolds, e. r. empson, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, c. monahan, h. ludbrook, alice c. graham, rev f. a. hagenauer, rev a. veneer, r. j. oehr, william irvine

Tan Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 46th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1930

Key words

e. r. peacock, norman armstrong, l. a. cleveland, j. oehr, dr w. j. craig, dr. may, a. e. atherton, g. fethers, e. l. morton, g. newnham, edgar h. peacock, f. e. frewin, r. h. luff, m. j. hoath, j. mclean, j. m. johnston, m. g. b. mortimer, adam c. muir, a. w. taylor, n. webb, rev j. j. booth, blackburn, cricket, lacrosse

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 40 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 45th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1929

Key words

e. r. peacock, norman armstrong, l. a. cleveland, j. oehr, dr w. j. craig, dr. may, a. e. atherton, g. fethers, e. l. morton, g. newnham, edgar h. peacock, f. e. frewin, r. h. luff, w. a. paterson, a. h. spencer, a. w. sutherland, j. m. johnston, m. g. b. mortimer, adam c. muir, a. e. stephens, n. webb, rev j. j. booth, blackburn, cricket, lacrosse

Green Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 38 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 44th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1928

Key words

e. r. peacock, a. a. peverill, j. g. murphyr. j. oehr, o. r. macdonald, dr w. j. craig, dr. may, morman armstrong, a. e. atherton, g. fethers, e. l. morton, k. macdonald, j, mclean, g. newnham, edgar h. peacock, f. e. frewin, r. h. luff, w. a. paterson, a. h. spencer, a. w. sutherland, j. m. johnston, m. g. b. mortimer, adam c. muir, j. pierce, blackburn, cricket, lacrosse

Grey Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 44 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 43rd Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1927

Key words

e. r. peacock, j. dudley,m. l. miller, r. j. oehr, o. r. macdonald, charles w. campbell, j. m. griffiths, mrs c. luke, henry masterton, mrs henry masterton, lady mcfacharn, e. r. peacock, h. sumner martin, g. g. mercy, mrs w. g. stephens,,,h. , dr w. j. craig, dr. may, harold w. bickford, f. e. frewin, j. m. johnston, r. h. luff, w. a. paterson, s. l. massina, george vial, ernest j. d. abraham, rose dow, e, empson ,mrs abraham, douglas abraham, a. mcellan, m. g. b. mortimer, adam c. muir, s. moss, w. taylor, j. pierce, blackburn, cricket, lacrosse,

Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 40 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 21st Report of the Committee of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria 1905

Key words

reginald talbot, samuel gillott, edward newbigin, h. sumner martin, rev. j. h. frewin, rev j. j. halley, rev. david ross, rev e. h. sugden, w. a. dickens, john m. griffiths, w. h. judkins, m. l. miller, j. e. muir, a. c. muir, e. r. peacock, f. j. rose, ernest j. d. abraham, mrs e. j. d. abraham, miss mills, miss mitchell, miss i. foster, miss a. foster, mrs f. e. frewin, mrs h. sumner martin, mrs j. e. muir, mrs r. r. paterson, mrs samuel luke, alex williamson, s. moss, m. g. b mortimer, captain olden, rev. h. kelly, mrs james martin, leslie newbigin, john hancock, mrs d. nolan, messrs griffiths brothers proprietary limited, queensland adult deaf and dumb mission, lady gillott, rev j. t. love, rev h. g. nicholls, rev k. hosking, rev s. j. hoban, brigadier hendy, salvation army, p. holt, r. h. luff, w. p. muir, e. burke, deaf mute cricket club, mrs samuel johnson, j williamson, young mens mutal improvement society, monthly letter

Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 52 Pages (pages 7 and 8 missing)

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Mission but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 53rd Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1937

Key words

l. a. cleveland, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, f. w. spry, n. armstrong, h bedggood, h. belyea, e. j. l. bremner, r. dow, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, g. newnhame. r. noble, g. w. sweetland, ernest j. d. abraham, e. r. empson, douglas abraham, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, f. williams, f. kendall, w. m. underwood, c. monahan, h. ludbrook

Pink Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 58th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1942

Key words

julius bruche, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, h bedggood, e. j. l. bremner, g. collie, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, e. johnson, e. r. noble, h. puddy, f. w. spry, g. w. sweetland, j. e. vincent, douglas abraham, a. e. reynolds, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, b. grayden, t. d. mcrae, w. m. underwood, c. monahan, h. ludbrook, lancelot a. cleveland, e. r. empson, j. m. johnson, alice c. graham

Cream Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 20 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne

Annual Report - 54th Report of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria 1938

Key words

l. a. cleveland, edgar h. peacock, c. r. b. james, dr boyd penfold, dr w. j. craig, dr selwyn sutton, f. w. spry, n. armstrong, h bedggood, h. belyea, e. j. l. bremner, r. dow, d. hickey, m. j. hoath, s. g. hobson, e. r. noble, g. w. sweetland, ernest j. d. abraham, e. r. empson, douglas abraham, j. m. johnston, h. blackmore, f. williams, w. hately, b. grayden, f. kendall, w. m. underwood, c. monahan, h. ludbrook

Green Cover, Size 21.5Hx13.5W, 22 pages

Historical information

The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society of Victoria, now known as Vicdeaf, (the Victorian Deaf Society), was founded in 1884 as the Victorian Society for Promoting the Spiritual and Temporal Welfare of the Adult Deaf and Dumb. The provisional committee being Mr W Bates, Mr J M Bruce, Mr J D Gowan, Mr Edwin Newbiggin, Mr C M Officer, M. L, A., and the Rev. W. Moss. The Adult Deaf and Dumb Mission's objects were: 1. To provide the means for religious worship and instruction for the adult deaf and dumb of Victoria 2. To visit the deaf and dumb in their homes, especially when sick or in distress 3. To assist the deaf and dumb of good character in obtaining suitable employment 4. To provide technical and other education for the adult and dumb 5. To give pecuniary assistance to adult deaf and dumb who are in need

Significance

The Annual Reports of the Adult Deaf and Dumb Society are historically significant providing insight into the history of the evolving Deaf Community in Victoria. They are a annual 'snapshot' of the year with references not only to the progress of the Society but also to the significant people and events within the Deaf Community.

Expression Australia, East Melbourne