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Song and Dance in the Archives

Event Type: NONE
Date: 11/05/2018
Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Time: 1:30 PM
Description:
 National Archives of Australia explore the performing arts through a range of NAA records. The copyright collection includes such gems as the Adelaide Arcade Grand Polka in 1885, an early 1942 song by Slim Dusty and the Summer of the Seventeenth Doll in 1956; immigration records reveal visits to Australia by the Ballet Russes in 1936, Fred Astaire in 1959 and the Beatles in 1964; other records to be discussed include 19th century patents for musical instruments, events in support of the war effort during World War 2, photographs from the 1960s Adelaide Festival and the National Anthem competition in the 1970s.
Library: City Library
Location: Studio 1
Status: Closed


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