Tasmanian Cyclopedia 1931
Tasmanian Cyclopedia 1931. 1931. This second Tasmanian Cyclopedia is a wide ranging historical and biographical overview of the state in 1931 - the people, towns, industries, professional, commercial and social institutions and much more.The Cyclopedia includes thousands of illustrations, the larger number of these being portraits of those whose biographies are included.
These are not just the rich and famous, but include a high percentage of the ordinary citizens in each community.This CD set includes facsimile images of the entire 420 page original edition.It is arranged as follows:Introduction and historical sketch of TasmaniaGovernment and AdministrationGovernorsNotable Events and DatesHydro-Electric CommissionRailwaysPrimary Industries - Fruit, Mining, Agriculture and Pastoral, Timber, Tobacco and HopsNaval and MilitaryCity of Hobart IntroductoryEcclesiasticalEducationalInstitutions, Societies etc.Old Hobartian AssociationSportPersonalProfessionalCommercial and IndustrialAdvertisementsSouthern TasmaniaMidlandsLauncestonNorth WestWest CoastMiscellaneousIndexWoven throughout are numerous biographies, many with photos