Tuesday, December 12, 2006

1956 Melbourne Olympics Display

The 50th anniversary of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics was recently celebrated. Ivanhoe library has a small display on their stairwell notice board which is worth a look. It includes items from the Banyule Archives Ballard Collection, which were donated by the, then CEO of the Olympic Village.

For more information on the 1956 Olympics please explore the State Library of Victoria's Exhibition archived on the National Library of Australia's Pandoora.

and the Public Records Office of Victoria online exhibition

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