Thursday, November 29, 2012

Inside History Magazine

Remembrance and discovery: the November-December edition (issue 13) of Inside History.

  • In our special Q&A, Sunday Night journalist and author of The Lost Diggers, Ross Coulthart, reveals how he unearthed thousands of glass plate images of Aussie WWI soldiers in France, and the sources that helped him trace the Anzacs' identities.
  • Experts from the Australian War Memorial and the Museum of New Zealand talk us through the process of identifying WWI soldiers through photos
  • In an exclusive, we share the discovery of two Macquarie-era maps charting a lost city in inland NSW, believed to lie beneath present-day Bathurst
  • Make exciting discoveries of your own with our guide to findmypast and its new World Collection
  • We also introduce a new website from the National Archives of Australia displaying more than 20,000 unidentified photos of post-WWII migrants
  • We sift through Trove to glean snapshots of festive seasons past – discover the customs that may have featured in your ancestors' celebrations.