History Week: Celebrating Recollect
It is History Week and Central West Libraries is celebrating the theme Hands on History with the success of Recollect Central West – a digital platform where collections can be shared online.
Statistics show a total of 7,558 items including 767 documents and 6,646 photographs are on the Recollect site and there have been more than half a million hits since the March launch!!!!
The Top 10 items viewed were:
- CWD Negatives
- Orange & District Historical Society
- Tourist Hotel
- Construction of Orange Olympic Pool
- Summer Street
- Emmco Cadet Engineer
- Maps and Plans
- Celebrating Orange 75 years of Orange as a city and 175 years of Orange as a village
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- Orange Small Schools Association presents 2013 OSSA Schools Spectacular Mamma Mia, Not Another Musical
The community can register with the site, become a member, and contribute photos, stories and memories about the Central West as well as update information about who is in a photo or where it was taken. Or they can just search the site. Visit Recollect at https://centralwest.recollect.net.au/ It is a free community resource.