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Mesepa salesa

  1. 1. BROOKFIELD DISTRICT MUSEUM PLACEMENT PROJECT 2013
  2. 2. The Brookfield District Museum exists to collect, preserve and display the history of Brookfield. The museum is located in the Brookfield Showgrounds in a building which was originally a farm house in Pullenvale. The old farmhouse had a room dedicated for use as a post office. Displays in the museum reflect the occupations of Brookfield families in the past. BROOKFIELD MUSEUM .
  3. 3. Every year a Brookfield Show Day is held in May and the Brookfield Museum is very much involved in preparing displays for public visits over 3 consecutive days. It has been a tradition of the museum to have a family display for people to enjoy. Museum curator, Joy Stacey expressed that it would be a great opportunity to showcase my abilities by placing the family project as an assignment for me. So my research began… ANNUAL BROOKFIELD SHOW
  4. 4. FAMILY DISPLAY The CONGRAM Family Local Significance History Life Stories Build Family Tree Mueseum Significance Research
  5. 5. Methods of Research:  Electrol Rolls  Internets- Find my Family, Ancestry  Local Morning Teas  Interview family members  Toowong Cemetry: determine date of births and deaths RESEARCH
  6. 6. THE CONGRAM FAMILY TREE
  7. 7. Finding interesting ways to write history: Death at a Funeral CONGRAM STORIES
  8. 8. FIVE BROTHERS IN ARMS
  9. 9. FARMER BUTCHER FARMER
  10. 10. The struggles of the Project WEAKNESSES
  11. 11. Variety of research methods STRENGTHS
  12. 12. In conclusion over the thirteen weeks spent at Brookfield Museum, I have learnt so much about the Museum industry, the real life workforce, as well as identifying issues and finding solutions to problems. The Museum is slowly parting from its tradition and embracing modern aspects, which I found to be the main issue the organisation struggled with. WORK PLACEMENT EXPERIENCE
  13. 13. The Congram display turned out great and received a lot of praise from the local community members. BROOKFIELD SHOW DAY!

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