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What We Did for Fun in the 1930s (1930s)

By Brian Day

I had no pocket money as a kid – occasionally I would help my father on the green grocer run and I would get a penny tip from Mrs Purdie ...


The Congregational Church in Anderson Street, Chatswood (1925 - 1937)

By Brian Day

Our family, for as long as I can remember, attended the Congregational Church in Anderson Street, Chatswood, as Mum had switched to this church in 1925 before I was born ...


The Arcadia Theatre Pipe Organ  (1930 - 1974)

By Brian Day

When I was 4 years old my father took me to the Arcadia Picture Theatre at Chatswood to see a “Mickey Mouse” cartoon ...


The Meldrums of Willoughby (1920s; 1931)

By Brian Day

When I was about 4 years old, Mr Viv Meldrum had a company car – a blood red 1932 or 1933 Dodge with the small flower vases in the back corners of the cabin ...


Destroyer Underpants (1932 - 1938)

By Brian Day

When I was a pupil at Roseville Public School I would go swimming with the other boys at Roseville Baths ...


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