Examining pearl shells 1920s
- ACC 1318A: Journal containing records of men signed on as crew, shell openers etc on pearling luggers in Broome 1917-1921
Provides name and payment (microfilmed).
Broome Historical Society holds several series of records relating to pearl divers and lugger owners, such as employment records 1890s-1950s, records of imported pearling crews 1910-1975 and Registers of pearling divers and crews 1912-1940s.
Also see heading Pearl Divers & Pearlers in Government Archival Records.