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Depending on the level of interest as communicated to the author via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , it is proposed to include additional documents at a future time, including for Bulolo/Bulwa, Salamaua and Edie Creek in a format corresponding to those below for Lae and Wau, as well as on sport and on women of the goldfields. These will contain information gathered by the author in the course of researching Not a Poor Man’s Field.


3 pages - pdf document - 21KB1923.1 Official correspondence relating to ‘Asiatics’ – 1923 to 1941.


6 pages - pdf document - 59KB1927.1 Lae in the late 1920s and 1930s.


20 pages - pdf document - 142KB1930.1 Wau in the 1930s.


2 pages - pdf document - 4.2MB1930.2 Memo from Administrator Wisdom to Prime Minister’s Department, 5 December 1930, concerning "policy as regards asiatics."


2 pages – image - 15KB1933.1 Morobe Turf Club program, Morobe Cup, Wau 26 December 1933.


1 page - pdf document - 72KB1934.1 Memo from Administrator Griffiths to Chairman, Bureau of Overseas Chinese Affairs, Rabaul, 10 September 1934.