Takapuna People and Places by Jean Bartlett

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Takapuna People and Places by Jean Bartlett

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Takapuna People and Places
by Jean Bartlett

With b/w photographs

“A collection of articles on the theme of social and everyday life over the years in Takapuna and the North Shore of Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. It is not a history although the arrangement of the articles is chronological, moving through the decades from a story of early Maori occupation, to the end of 1959 with the opening of the bridge.”

Contents:
THE 1800s – Early Takapuna
THE LAKE
THE LAND
The First Farmers ? Crops and Sheep
Pioneer Homes ? The First Schools
KAURI GUM DIGGING
THE BUSINESSMEN
THE EARLY 1900s ?The Borough and the Great War
BIRTH OF THE BOROUGH?1913
RECOLLECTIONS
Of Boats, Ferries and Irish Cops ? Schooldays 1915-17
Early Removals ? Kindly Step This Way, Madam
WORLD WAR I LETTERS
THE 1920s ? Life in the Borough
TAKAPUNA: Not a Bad Place to Grow Up In
TAKAPUNA: Do Remember Old 2
MILFOP?. r?olar Bears And A Castle
MILFORD: The Picturedrome Fun Merchant
BELMONT: Hell and the Gasworks

Paperback, 2001(1989), 159pages, very good condition