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Come to Mildura: Souvenir and Song Book

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This proud and patriotic booklet, offers fascinating view into the land and history of Mildura.

This booklet was published as a souvenir of the 'come to Mildura (Victoria), the land of winter sunshine' week in about 1929. It includes descriptions and short histories of Mildura, its pioneers, industries, churches, and its government.

Also included is a program of the 'Come to Mildura' week and the words and music to their souvenir song 'Mildura, Home of Mine'.

This proud and patriotic booklet, offers fascinating view into the land and history of Mildura.


For many years the municipal affairs of the district were administered
as one municipality , the area extending some ninety miles west to the South
Australian border and south some sixty miles almost to Ouyen. Later, an
agitation grew to create two municipalities and, in 1920, the Town Area
was constituted as a separate municipality entitled the Borough of Mildura.
Progress was so rapid that, two years later, the Borough became a Town, and
within a f ew years it had reached the status of a Ci ty. Th e capital value of
rateable property is now £1,381,820 , which does not represent the true value .
because of the number of public and Government buildings which are .
9 I exempt from rating . Buildings and population alike have grown rapidly,
the number of buildings being 12 5 0 and the permanent population some
'J 6000.

The whole text is searchable. Search for any word in the text - names, places and more.

This ebook is a the same as the CD version from Archive Digital Books Australasia which is available from Gould Genealogy & other retailers. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole original volume, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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Publisher Archive Digital Books Australia
Author No
Date (c1929) 2007
Pages 32

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