Image courtesy of Bayside Libraries
Bayside Libraries are hosting a special history talk on ‘Botany Wool’ looking at industry in the botany area.
The name Botany has always been closely associated with the development of the wool industry in NSW. Come and hear Leonie Bell, winner of the 2018 Ron Rathbone Local History Prize, talk about the formation, rise and downfall of this once important local industry.
Doors open at 1:45pm for a 2:00pm start.
You can find out more here.
When: Saturday 9th February 2019, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Where: Mascot Library, 2 Hatfield Street, Mascot, NSW, 2020
Cost: Free, but registration is necessary
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 8338 0313
I worked at Floodvale when I left school from 1959-1966 when they finished. My father was a Wool Classer. I knew Jimmy Bell. Loved my job in the office – no carpeted floors, no air-conditioning, strong smells, itinerate workforce. Learned so much. Loved it.