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Please be advised: this website contains the names, images and voices of people who are now deceased.

Collections WA has a responsibility to preserve and make accessible the history and culture of Western Australia in all its various forms. The intention of Collections WA is to support research, and to reveal actions of the past that have impacted upon communities, families, and individuals.

In doing so, Collections WA acknowledges the need to respond sensitively and appropriately in cases when accessing this material may be confronting to Aboriginal visitors and clients.

Please also note: Some historical materials within this portal may include language or opinions that today are considered inappropriate or even offensive. Collections WA does not endorse this language and apologises for any distress caused.

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We have 19838 items from 45 collections.


Name Sort descending Region Category
Albany Historical Society Inc Great Southern Archive, Historical Society, Museum view all items >
Australian Army Museum of Western Australia Metro Archive, Heritage Centre, Military Group, Museum view all items >
Betty Brown Historical Centre (Shire of West Arthur) Wheatbelt Museum view all items >
City of Armadale - History House Metro Museum view all items >
City of Fremantle Art Collection Metro Art Gallery, Craft Collection, Local Government Collection view all items >
Greenough Museum & Gardens Mid West Archive, Community Collection, Historical House, Museum view all items >
Irwin Districts Historical Society Mid West Community Collection, Historical House, Historical Society, Library, Museum view all items >
North Midlands Project Mid West Art Gallery, Community Collection view all items >
Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum Great Southern Museum view all items >
Swan Guildford Historical Society Metro Archive, Historical Society, Museum view all items >
Town of Claremontʹs Freshwater Bay Museum Metro Archive, Community Collection, Local Government Collection, Museum view all items >