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SA Memory. South Australia past and present, for the future


The collections of the State Library of South Australia hold a rich resource of material relating to South Australian childhood. Rediscover the joys of growing up in South Australia from early settlement through to the present day through photographs, realia and published collections. The State Library also provides resources relating to the harsh realities of childhood in South Australia during times of war.


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To be a child

Childhood in South Australia

South Australians At War 

South Australians at war

Children's experiences of war

Fact Sheets 

Fact sheets and bibliographies




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