A fascinating look at the social, political and environmental history of Perth Water, told through original photographs and text.
A history of WA through the WA Women’s Hall of Fame.
Original diaries from Swan River Colony early settler families.
Pamphlets, leaflets and flyers that illustrate events and activities.
Explore some of the films made in, or about, Western Australia.
Finding the real stories of the settlers of the Swan River Colony.
Stories and pictures from two early French expeditions to WA.
Reinterpreting Forrest’s 1874 Trek.
A unique way of exploring Perth and Fremantle from the 1860s.
First Peoples | First Stories - a selection of stories.
‘Mason Judy’ by Trevor Todd, illustrated by artist Robert Juniper.
Artist Wendy Lugg brings to life a family history.
Early account of colonial life in Western Australia, 1830.
Collections of photographs - telling stories of Western Australia.
Manuscripts from private collections.
The story of a naturalist, author, genealogist and historian.
Rare and exquisite items illustrating the WA story.
Digitised musical scores from WA composers and musicians.
Be inspired to create a new WA story with open data access.
View stories on You Tube created by State Library subject specialists.
Federation – 100 years of nationhood.
WA's economic & social development in the 20th century.