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Western Australia - Archival Item

Nedlands Boys Home closed social work (1906 - 1990s)

From
1906
To
1990s

Nedlands Boys Home closed social work is a lever-arch file that contains information and images relating to the Salvation Army's Nedlands (West Subiaco) Boys' Home and the Hollywood Children's Village. This file is part of the Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Children's Homes Files series of records held at the museum. There are no personal records in the file, but there are photographs of children.

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Access Conditions

Access to most items in the file is open, but it is essential to make an appointment to view.

Records

The Nedlands History contains information and images relating to the Salvation Army's Nedlands (West Subiaco) Boys' Home and the Hollywood Children's Village. It also includes a document, 'Sample Letter to DCS offices'. This undated letter advised the Department for Community Services that the Hollywood Children's Village was going to close, that the children currently in residence would be gradually relocated and that no more admissions to the Village or assessments of children would be made from 18 May 1990.

Publications

Newspaper Articles

  • 'Festivities at Salvation Army Home', The Claremont-Nedlands Observer, 13 January 1960. Details
  • 'Hollywood: Substitute Care for Children in Crisis', The War Cry, 6 January 1990. A photocopy of 'Hollywood: Substitute Care for Children in Crisis' is held in the Nedlands Boys Home closed social work at the Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA. Details
  • 'A new chapter', The War Cry, 28 January 1995. There is a copy of 'A new chapter' held in the Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file. Details

Photos

Boy Gymnasts, Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands
Title
Boy Gymnasts, Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands
Type
Image
Date
1918 - 1965
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Salvation Army Boys Home, boys and fence
Title
Salvation Army Boys Home, boys and fence
Type
Image
Date
1918 - 1965
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands, 1936
Title
Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands, 1936
Type
Image
Date
1936
Source
Nedlands Library; Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Local Studies Collection and Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file (Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA)

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Female officers' quarters, Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands, 1947
Title
Female officers' quarters, Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands, 1947
Type
Image
Date
1947
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Boys and girls at Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands, 1948
Title
Boys and girls at Salvation Army Boys' Home, Nedlands, 1948
Type
Image
Date
1948
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA

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Nedlands Boys Orphanage, 1951
Title
Nedlands Boys Orphanage, 1951
Type
Image
Date
1951
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Comfort at Institution for Children
Title
Comfort at Institution for Children
Type
Document
Date
3 July 1965
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Girls' bedroom
Title
Girls' bedroom
Type
Image
Date
1969? - 1990s
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Hollywood Children's Village, aerial photograph
Title
Hollywood Children's Village, aerial photograph
Type
Image
Date
1969 - 1990s
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Hollywood Children's Village, aerial view
Title
Hollywood Children's Village, aerial view
Type
Image
Date
1970 - 1990s
Source
Salvation Army Heritage Museum WA, Nedlands Boys Home closed social work file

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Salvation Army Nedlands drawings and plans
Title
Salvation Army Nedlands drawings and plans
Type
Document
Date
2009
Source
Nedlands Library, Local Studies Collection
Note
The Nedlands Boys’ home closed social work file contains information used to date and describe the image, ‘Salvation Army Nedlands drawings and plans’.

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Prepared by: Debra Rosser