Comprised of more than 7,700 images on glass plate negatives, the Mildenhall Collection of photographs document most aspects of the foundation era–the1920s to the 1930s–in Canberra’s history as the new capital city of Australia. Both as historical documents and as works of art, the Mildenhall photographs held by the National Archives of Australia, and a smaller collection held by the National Library of Australia, are of great significance to Australia.
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Opening of Salvation Army Hall by Sir John Butters and dedicated by Commissioner Charles Sowton on 6 July 1929 at Eloura and Fawkner Streets, Braddon - spectators
Two contestants in a 100 MPH 3 litre Bentley for the RACV Alpine Rally.Driver Fred Brodribb.A half mile speed test was held in Canberra ;the Bentley recorded 74 mph
Buildings- Electricity- ACT- Kingston Power Station from weir on the Molonglo River(in flood) Note ; tiers of seats to the right for swimming sports spectators when the weir was used as a swimming pool
Panorama from Mount Ainslie overlooking North Canberra, Braddon and Black Mountain - Haig Park shelterbelt from Limestone Avenue