Growing up in the early 1900s
What was life like for ordinary working-class children living in the suburbs or on the fringes of Australian cities in the early 1900s?
How different or similar was their day to yours? Step into the shoes of the Youngein children, Jim and Dolly, from Susannah Place, Sydney and find out how they lived.
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In the young colony, there was no prisoner’s barrack - the bush and sea were the walls of the convicts’ prison
Fraying at the edges, these were the Barracks’ darkest days with only the worst convicts remaining
Watch this short video and learn how to use an original Convict Indent listing to draw a real convict