Blogs in January 1970

The Lost German Slave Girl 1st January 1970

It is a spring morning in New Orleans, 1843. In the Spanish Quarter, on a street lined with flophouses and gambling dens, Madame Carl recognizes a face from her past. It is the face of a German girl, Sally...

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The White Divers of Broome 1st January 1970

A look at the politics behind the pearl shell diving industy in the 1900s, largely forgotten. The Japanese were largely the divers and the Whites were essentially behind the industry. And vivid descriptions of how the Aborigines were forced...

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