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  1. Fighting as a Family and the Upward Reach of an Underdog

    George Fforde Among hundreds of images in the ‘Records of Stadiums Pty Ltd’ collection, many of them promotional mug shots which rarely show the same boxer …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2023/12/18/fighting-as-a-family-and-the-upward-reach-of-an-underdog

  2. Social and Urban Renewal – Melbourne’s Hidden Slum History

    Anthony Jenkins From his home in Fitzroy, Melbourne, the archaeologist John Lockyer O’Brien captured evidence of the inner-city’s evolving urban and social landscape, documenting a transitional …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2023/12/12/social-and-urban-renewal-melbournes-hidden-slum-history

  3. The “Brawny Farmer from Dubbo” turned International Boxer

    Alexia Rutkowski In the digitised images of the Stadiums Pty Ltd archive collection, Australian boxer, George Cook caught my attention as several photographs included portraits with …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2023/12/06/the-brawny-farmer-from-dubbo-turned-international-boxer

  4. “Watching the Gladiators”: Feminine Fandom in Mid-Century Melbourne

    William Hoff The subjects of this photograph are attending a boxing match at West Melbourne Stadium, but their identities are anonymous. In the metadata, there are …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2023/11/29/watching-the-gladiators-feminine-fandom-in-mid-century-melbourne

  5. Shifting Racial Attitudes Through Music: African American Performers at West Melbourne Stadium

    Shannon Peters On the evening of Sunday July 25th, 1954, an enthusiastic crowd of around a thousand people gathered at Sydney’s Mascot Airport, eager to catch …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2023/11/21/shifting-racial-attitudes-through-music-african-american-performers-at-west-melbourne-stadium

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