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Australia II is put into her pen at 1 Mews Rd Fremantle 3 June 1982
Australia II Uncovered
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Australia II's 1983 America's Cup victory, we are showcasing our photographic collections with huge decals on the outside of the building.
m Captain Sneer I feel no fear
Step inside a storybook. Let’s see what we can find. Embark on great adventures, exploring worlds of every kind! Let your imagination run wild as you discover picture book art from the State Library’s collection in this interactive exhibition for children.
Cliff Adams Band electric guitar 1950
A digital display of photos depicting the evolution of WA's music scene over the past 100 years. Curated by West Australian Music (WAM) and the State Library, it draws on our collections and the snaps of countless photographers, fans, and artists.
Sewing garments Women clothing workers sewing in the Davidson Clothing Factory Welshpool 8 September 1949
Exhibition of textile works made by students in TAFE’s English language and textiles program accompanied by historical photographs that depict the garment-making and textile industry in Western Australia.

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Awards, Grants, Fellowships & Projects

Tom Jewell and sister Joan at the Royal Show 1949
Information on Battye Fellowships, Premier's Book Awards, scholarships and Library Board awards.
Child and parent looking at Kids Kanopy on laptop screen
Find out about available community, public library and Better Beginnings Grants.
10187Musical band with instruments near grain sacks in a barn or warehouse c1932
Corridors of Blissterday winning submission is by Sze Tsang, who releases music under the name Samarobryn,
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