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Finders keepers: level 1

Move through a 3D house in search of hidden treasure. Collect clues along the way by answering multiple-choice questions about everyday texts, such as a postcard, a TV guide, an advertising poster and an email message. Earn useful objects and break the code that protects the hidden treasure. Identify language and organisational ...

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Finders keepers: level 3

Move through a 3D house in search of hidden treasure. Collect clues along the way by answering multiple-choice questions about everyday texts, such as a postcard, a TV guide, an advertising poster and an email message. Earn useful objects and break the code that protects the hidden treasure. Identify language and organisational ...

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Letter to Flight Lieutenant Graham Conning from Corporal Alan Jenkins, 15 July 1945

This is a five-page letter, handwritten in ink on Japanese tissue paper ruled with red lines. Each page is landscape format and has a bold, red border with two kanji characters (Japanese script) printed in red at left above and three below. Each sheet measures 18 cm long x 25.2 cm wide.

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War correspondence - letter to Harry from Joyce, 17 February 1942

This is a two-page letter, handwritten in pencil on lined paper. The paper is creased and browned. It measures 23.6 cm long x 19.0 cm wide.

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Letter to Leading Aircraftman Howard Kellehear from Nell, 5 Jan 1942

This is a four-page letter, handwritten on lined paper with four emblems printed along the top edge in red and blue: ACF, RSL, THE SALVATION ARMY and YMCA. It measures 24.7 cm long x 19.6 cm wide.

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Letter to Leading Aircraftman Howard Kellehear from Nell, 18 Jan 1942

This is a two-page letter, handwritten on lined paper with four emblems printed along top edge in red and blue: ACF, RSL, THE SALVATION ARMY and YMCA. The paper is creased, stained and has minor losses. It is somewhat browned. It measures 24.6 cm long x 19.6 cm wide.

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Letter to Leading Aircraftman Howard Kellehear from Nell, 22 Jan 1942

This is a two-page letter, handwritten on lined off-white paper, with considerable losses from insect activity. The paper has browned and significant staining is also evident. It measures 24.7 cm long x 19.6 cm wide.

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from his father, 17 Feb 1942

This is a two-page letter, handwritten on lined paper. The paper has browned and there are minor losses from insect activity. It measures 24.7 cm long x 19.6 cm wide.

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from his father, 1942 - item 2

This is a two-page letter, handwritten on lined paper. The paper has browned and there are minor losses from insect activity. Water damage is also significant. It measures 24.7 cm long x 19.6 cm wide.

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from his father, 27 Jan 1942

This is a two-page letter, handwritten on lined paper. The paper has browned and there are losses from insect activity. Water staining is also evident. It measures 24.7 cm long x 19.6 cm wide.

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from his father, 11 Jan 1942

This is a handwritten two-page letter on lined browned paper. It has large holes at the bottom of each page caused by insect activity, and smaller losses elsewhere with some water damage. The letter was written on 11 January 1942. The letter begins, 'Dear Son / Just a few lines in answere (sic) to your letter / which I ...

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from his father, 31 Dec 1941

This is a hand-written two-page letter on lined browned paper. It has a large hole on the right and smaller holes on the page from insect damage. the letter was written on 31 December, 1941 from Kilkenny South Australia. It begins 'Dear Son. / Just a few lines in answere (sic) to your / letter. Well Royce you said that ...

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from his father, 20 Dec 1941

This is a personal letter, hand-written in blue ink on white lined paper, now somewhat browned. The letter was written from Kilkenny, South Australia on 20 December 1941. It begins 'Dear Son. / Just a few lines in answere (sic) to your / most kind and welcome letter which I hope will find / you safe and well the same as ...

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Letter to Roy (Royce Phillips?) from Roma Wright, 1941-45

This item is two-pages of a letter, hand-written in blue ink on white lined paper, now yellowed and faded with age. At the top right corner is written '63(?) Clarence Street, / East Brunswick / Monday.' The letter is addressed to 'My Dear Roy.' It is part of a collection of war correspondence at Museum Victoria. The pages ...

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from Auntie, Uncle and Jim, 20 February, c1942

This is a two-page letter hand-written in ink, on blue-lined paper that is now yellowed and stained, on 20 February in what was probably 1941 or 1942. On the top left corner is a large red 'V', with a blue scroll underneath on which is written 'FOR VICTORY'. The name of the author, 'Mrs A Phillips', is written at top right. ...

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from Lil, 20 February 1942

This is a two-page letter written on blue-lined paper on 20 February 1942. The paper has yellowed and has some spotting from mould. On the top left corner is a large red 'V', with a blue scroll underneath it, on which is written 'FOR VICTORY'. The letter is part of a collection of war correspondence at Museum Victoria. ...

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from Mick, Alice, Jim and Lil, c1942

This is a two-page letter hand-written in ink on blue-lined, off-white, yellowed and stained paper. The name of the author, 'Mrs A Phillips', is written at top right. The letter is part of a collection of war correspondence at Museum Victoria, and would probably have been written in around 1942. The pages are 19.40 cm wide ...

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Letter to Aircraftman Royce Phillips from Lil, 28 Dec c1941

This is a two-page letter hand-written in ink on blue-lined paper. The paper is yellowed and stained. At the top right is written: '155 A Carlisle St / Glanville SA / December 28th'. The letter is part of a collection of war correspondence at Museum Victoria. the page is 19.70 cm wide x 24.50 cm long.

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War correspondence - letter to Allan from Doreen, 5 Feb 1942

This is a four-page letter hand-written in ink on cream unlined deckle-edged paper. There are some stains on all pages and the fourth page has several large holes. The letter, written on 5 February 1942, is part of a collection of war correspondence at Museum Victoria. The pages are 17.70 cm wide x 22.50 cm long.

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Letter from Private Albert Edward Kemp to Ethel Kemp, 7 Aug 1917

This is a letter hand-written with purple pencil on lined paper now yellowed and mildew-stained (foxed). The letter was written on 7 August 1917. At the upper left is a black outline map of Australia overlaid with a red triangle and the words 'Y.M.C.A / WITH / THE / AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE'. The rising sun logo of the ...