C. (Charlie) Muller Archive
A typescript manuscript of "A Fragment of Australian Bush History" by Charlie Muller, c.1950. This is a factual account of the author's life in Camooweal, Burketown, Normanton and the Gulf District in the early part of the twentieth century.
Archive Location: 83R
CMM/1 The manuscript has been divided into sections which are:
Earliest Years; Sound Advice; My First Trip With the Team; Mt. Oxide Road; Camel Teams; More about the Mount Oxide Road; Tragedy; Shifting Camp; Building the Home; Camoweal Country; Horse-breaking; A few Incidents in the Life of a Tramster; Bolting Horses; An Unusual Happening; Wheel-Making; A Rough Trip; Hatters; Negotiating Dry Stages; The Barkly Tableland; Making Earth Tanks; Mail Coaches; Accidents can Quite Easily Happen; The Flying Doctor; Entertainment; Fire; Cattle Droving; Go on the Land Young Man; Sheep Farming 85 years ago; The Australian Aboriginal; Fencing; Yard Building; Dam-Making; Brumbies; Copper-Gouging; Mining Speculation; Reward; Amora's First Homestead; Shearing Time; Stocking Up; Expansion; My First Flight; Dry Times; Floods; Bush Fires; Dingo Drives; Chasing Wild Pigs; The Blow Fly Pest.