‘It might be of some interest to local residents at least,’ writes Jack Carroll in The Streets of Mosman, “to know how the Streets and Lanes of Mosman came to receive their “baptismal” names.’ At least five have a WWI connection.
An important step taken this week.
We had a name but knew we needed a strong visual identity for the project. Pinterest made it easy to put together a mood board from which our designer Kasia developed these striking figures of a soldier and nurse against the geographic outline of Mosman.
Libraries are full of stories, some of them we tell together.
Mary Lou has posted to the ALIA Sydney blog today as we prepare to embark on a new adventure to the years 1914-1918. She references Mosman Memories of your Street – where we crowdsource local history – and Mosman Faces – a more curated approach to telling stories. This project aims to do a bit of both, while exploring the possibilities afforded by the increasing availability of digitised materials.