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Rick Lanham
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TROVE: Australian site has digitized newspapers and more

Unread post by Rick Lanham » Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:22 pm

TROVE: Australian site has digitized newspapers and more

I saw this site mentioned on the TCM forums. It looks pretty useful:

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper" target="_blank

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Unread post by JFK » Wed Feb 05, 2014 2:44 am

Harry Langdon's Australian Stage Tour
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W.C. Fields tours down under
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Gracie Fields and Monty Banks Entertain Australian Soldiers and War Workers; Robbed
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Fred Allen toured Australia as "Freddy James, the World's Worst Juggler"
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Leon Errol was born in Australia
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Will Rogers Performed in Australia and New Zealand as The Cherokee Kid with the Wirth Brothers Circus
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Re: TROVE: Australian site has digitized newspapers and more

Unread post by Brooksie » Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:46 am

'Pretty useful' is an understatement. Conservatively, I would estimate I use this site around twenty times per day. Very conservatively. :)

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