Dimboola and District Historical Society is located in the Old Courthouse in Lloyd St.The Dimboola Banner office.

 


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The archive collection includes

  • Extensive photographic collection
  • Dimboola Banner Newspapers Bound in Hard Copy from the 1920's to current
  • Micro film of the Dimboola Banners from 1882 - 1920
  • Micro film of the Dimboola Chronicle 1920's
  • Micro fiche Birth, Deaths Marriages, Pioneer Index
  • Dimboola Shire Rate Books 1886-1940's
  • Sporting Club Minute books and associated items
  • Minute books from local businesses
  • Parish Maps
  • Family history files and resource books
  • Family history publications of Dimboola and District families
  • Extensive card index

    Courthouse exhibits include
  • Four rooms of display items
  • Household items - confirmation certificates, domestic equipment, organ
  • Sporting room - equipment, trophies, documentation, photographs
  • Business room - shop displays, advertising shop goods, photographs
  • Courtroom features - displays relating to local cultures, namely Koori,
    and Chinese, displays relating to the Boer War, WW1, WW11, agriculture,
    judicial, Railways, and clothing.
  • The courtroom also houses honour boards and framed photographs as
    well as some magistrates memorabilia
    .

    'The Old Dimboola Banner' Print Museum

  • A rare collection of 'as it operated' printing presses and associated machinery
  • Complete working printshop
  • All machinery still operable
  • A historical collection of print history and memorabilia

Joe Barry giving a demonstration on one of the many machines.
Joe Barry giving a demonstration on one of the many machines.


Court & General Exhibits:


Research Common Room
Research Common Room
Photographic Camera Collection
Photographic Camera Collection
Old Telephone Exchange
Old Telephone Exchange
Sporting Achievments, Trophies, Awards, etc
Sporting Achievments, Trophies,
Awards, etc

Shop Displays, Advertising and Business related articles
Shop Displays, Advertising and
Business related articles

View to Old Magistrates Area
View to Old Magistrates Area
Courtroom Displays
Courtroom Displays

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