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Article "Sports at the Opal Fields" - Transcontinental (Port Augusta) 18-10-1940 Re Sports at Andamooka on Eight Hours Day 1940. Main event was race between opal buyers Tom Brady and Bill Francis. Tom Brady won. Also mentioned Mrs Sam Brooks, winner of the race for married women Sourced from Trove BI 00029 8

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Article "Death in Adelaide of Mr Tom Brady" Barrier Miner (Broken Hill) 18-8-1949 Sourced from Trove BI 00029 5

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Map of Coober Pedy c.1949 Royal Australian Survey Corp 1949 CAL NO  Map G8960s2531

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The Fire of Australia mined by Walter Bartram, 8 Mile 1946 One of the great opals of the world weighing 998g Acquired by South Australian Museum 19 January 2017 thanks to a $455,000 grant from the Federal Government and the Bartram family

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Grund Family Andamooka by M.J. Grund, Walkabout 1/11/42

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George Burford "Pedal Radio Saves man Blinded in Outback"  from The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Sunday 6th July 1941

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Chasing Opal at Coober Pedy 1940's Style by J.E. Grund BI 00056 6  

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Article - Issue No 28 WESTLINK 20th December 2006 - "Jake Santing - the Royal Mail"!! Photo -'Sunday morning at Kingoonya Hotel' circa 1947 L-R Harold Watts, Max Pickering, John Showers, Frank Cohen, Blue Hunter and Bill Fitzgerald click to view  BI 00030 3

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Adelaide Advertiser article  28 May 1940 'Petrified Trees' in the "Out among the people" column re Albert Miles' unearthing of petrified trees  near Coober Pedy

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Adelaide Advertiser article 1940 "The 'Printy' or 'Perentie' re letter from Albert Miles and his finding a perentie lizard

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