Celebrating South Australia

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Doing it hard: the Port Adelaide Central Mission during the depression, 1926-1925 by Brian Dickey

This essay explores the complex activities of the Port Adelaide Central Mission during the Depression, investigates what it attempted, its success, and the problems still remaining. Sources include minutes and files held by the Mission, and their published writing, especially in the Australian Christian Commonwealth, the newspaper of SA Methodism.

Doing it hard: the Port Adelaide Central Mission during the Depression, 1926-1936 by Brian Dickey (10.3 MB)

Text from Journal of the Historical Society of SA, vol 27, 1999pp.5-27, and based on research originally undertaken for Brian Dickey and Elaine Martin, Building Community: a history of the Port Adelaide Central Mission, 1999.