This hardback book with dustjacket of 356 pages contains 650 photographs of past and present buildings and 400 short histories of those halls from all over Victoria. Determined to succeed in improving their lives, their community and the new society, men and women in the first 100 years of European occupation worked hard to establish over 1,000 Mechanics’ Institutes.

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