world war two

Beer all day packs the bar

THIS 1949 photo shows the packed bar of a Liverpool Street hotel in Sydney during a day when it sold draught and bottled beer from 10am to 5.30pm. The picture shows the congestion in the public bar at 4pm when most… Read More ›


School’s in…

Digger (right) holds glass of beer in one hand, “tosses ’em” with the other, while others of the impromptu Hay Street (Perth) school” await the result. – The Daily News (Perth, WA) Friday 22 November 1940.  

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