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Photographs

Blacktown City Libraries has accumulated a significant collection of photographic material depicting life in the Blacktown City area. The collection dates from the 1880s to the present day, and numbers approximately 20,000 items. 

The digitisation of this material is an ongoing project. The library is working to ensure the long term preservation of this collection and enhanced accessibility for current and future generations.

Where possible, we are making this material available online for research and study use, through the Blacktown Memories Flickr account.

Accessing this material

The photographs stored on Flickr have been arranged according to broad topics, to make it easier for you to browse the collection. We are also working to make this material accessible through the Blacktown City Libraries catalogue, this provides many more specific search terms so you can find photographs of a particular interest.