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Life 100 years ago - sources

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History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily quotes from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared in 'real-time' exactly 100 years later.

Fred Welch's diary

4 April 1913

Got Mrs Johnson to go and see Lehndorp’s property in Bentley St. She decided to buy. http://t.co/CeNbhwd6Jd via @FPWelchdiaries

Fred Welch's diary

3 April 1913

Home late at night being busy with correspondence. http://t.co/EWaLcKZsX0 via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

3 April 1913

Bridging Sydney Harbour - Ashburton Guardian, 3 Apr 1913 http://t.co/jskYFZCHgX via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

3 April 1913

Rode down to see Maud. There seemed to be a lack of sympathy between us. http://t.co/Et0GK3BfZX via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

3 April 1913

Vices of the idle rich - Colonist, 3 Apr 1913 http://t.co/RxRKZbPQay via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

3 April 1913

Got Mrs Johnson to go to see H. Bannisters house in South Road. http://t.co/EWaLcKZsX0 via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

2 April 1913

What one hears in a telephone - Northern Advocate, 2 Apr 1913 http://t.co/1TKixped04 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

2 April 1913

THE WAR - Bombardment at Scutari - Bay of Plenty Times, 2 Apr 1913 http://t.co/OXhdmWKl8s via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

2 April 1913

Made a drinking trough for cattle. http://t.co/80oSqhcSP4 via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

2 April 1913

I know of others as well as himself whom employers boycotted in this district... via @FPWelchdiaries

Fred Welch's diary

2 April 1913

Wrote letter at night to the Dominion in reference to McRae’s statement to Mr Massey http://t.co/dsnkSSVvpw via @FPWelchdiaries

Fred Welch's diary

1 April 1913

Wrote letter to Hon. W. F. Massey about R McRae's statement. http://t.co/n7PlnT1h0y via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

1 April 1913

THE NEAR EAST - Marlborough Express, 1 Apr 1913 http://t.co/knqMWGGP01 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

1 April 1913

Gil returned from his Taranaki holiday in the evening. http://t.co/H0RSvfYV7g via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

1 April 1913

H.M.S New Zealand - Welcomed in Melbourne - Dominion, 1 Apr 1913 http://t.co/u5DpBAxGd5 via @PapersPastNZ

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