Blogs in January 1970

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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Tears of the Moon 1st January 1970

Broome, Australia, 1893: It’s the wild and passionate heyday of the pearling industry, and when young English bride Olivia Hennessy meets dashing pearling master Captain Tyndall, their lives are destined to be linked by the mysterious power of the...

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