1938 Day of Mourning

Images depicting the 1938 Day of Mourning and the Sesquicentenary celebrations of the First Fleet's Landing on Australia Day.
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Image 6. "Australia Day 1938" - Spectators of the Australian Sesquicentenary parade stand on trams for a better view, George Street, Sydney, 26 January 1938 / photographer Donald Charles Boulton Maclurcan by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Image 6. "Australia Day 1938" - Spectators of the Australian Sesquicentenary parade stand on trams for a better view, George Street, Sydney, 26 January 1938 / photographer Donald Charles Boulton Maclurcan by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

150th Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove. Home and Away - 17937. Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove. Home and Away - Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Group of Aborigines with protest sign.  From the collections of the State Library of NSW.

Group of Aborigines with protest sign. From the collections of the State Library of NSW.

Image 21806145 - A float in the "Australia's March to Nationhood" parade on January 26th, 1938. This image was taken in Driver Avenue, Moore Park.  [RAHS Australia Day 1938 - Sesquicentenary Celebrations Collection]

Image 21806145 - A float in the "Australia's March to Nationhood" parade on January This image was taken in Driver Avenue, Moore Park.

Image 21806145 - A Cronulla Lifesavers float, which formed part of the "Australia's March to Nationhood" parade on January 26th, 1938. This image was taken in Driver Avenue, Moore Park. [RAHS Australia Day 1938 - Sesquicentenary Celebrations Collection]

Image 21806145 - A Cronulla Lifesavers float, which formed part of the "Australia's March to Nationhood" parade on January This image was taken in Driver Avenue, Moore Park.

Image 21806152 - A Ford V8 float, which formed part of the "Australia's March to Nationhood" parade on January 26th, 1938. This image was taken in Driver Avenue, Moore Park. [RAHS Australia Day 1938 - Sesquicentenary Celebrations Collection]

Image 21806152 - A Ford float, which formed part of the "Australia's March to Nationhood" parade on January This image was taken in Driver Avenue, Moore Park.

Sesquicentennial celebrations. Home and Away - 16563 Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Home and Away - 16563 Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Image 5. Parramatta celebrations. Home and Away - 30300 Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Home and Away - 30300 Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Manly procession. Home and Away - 16682 Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Home and Away - 16682 Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Sesquicentenary parade, Parkes, NSW.  At Work and Play - 04882.  Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

At Work and Play - Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

150th Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Manly. Home and Away - 17963. From the collections of the State Library of NSW.

Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Manly. Home and Away - From the collections of the State Library of NSW.

Image 2. Section of Aboriginal meeting in Australian Hall, Sydney.  From the collections of the State Library of NSW.

Image Section of Aboriginal meeting in Australian Hall, Sydney. From the collections of the State Library of NSW.

Image 1.  A blackboard displayed outside the hall proclaims, "Day of Mourning". From the collections of the State Library of NSW.

Aborigines Day of Mourning, Sydney, 26 January 1938 For the first time, Australian Aborigines protested their treatment.

Image 4.  150th Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove. Home and Away - 17955. Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Image Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove. Home and Away - Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Image 3. 150th Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove. Home and Away - 17957. Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Image Anniversary of the landing of Governor Phillip at Farm Cove. Home and Away - Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Aborigines on the beach. Government Printing Office 1 - 20876. Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

Aborigines on the beach. Government Printing Office 1 - Manuscripts, oral history & pictures - State Library of New South Wales

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