Description and photographs of convicted persons - South Australian Police Department, volume 1, no. 1/30 Thomas Smith, alias Donoghue, 1925. [SRSA GRG5/58]

Stories of Crime from State Records and National Archives

The National Archives of Australia and State Records of South Australia have been delving into their records of crime and investigations across South Australia and the nation. Government records contain a wealth of tragic, scandalous and bizarre stories; from murder and mayhem to robberies and espionage. Come along to extend your sense of wonder as you learn about colourful and notorious characters found in the archives and learn how their crimes were uncovered.

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