History, Genealogy and Heritage Events

Unlock The Past will be at

Unlock the Past Cruises

The Violet, the Poppy and the Rose

Event Information

  • 8 Oct 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Ann & Basil Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building, State Library of South Australia, crn North Terrace & Kintore Ave
  • Adelaide
  • South Australia
Other Information
  • Cost: Free but bookings essential

From society maven to working-class battler, married or single - how did South Australian women respond to World War One? How did they contribute to the war effort and manage day-to-day? Hear about women at home and abroad, their patriotic fervour, and determination to do their bit. And explore with us, how they coped with grief and loss as the reality of war set in..