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Jack and Jean Horner talking about Jessie Street [sound recording] / Interviewer : Peter Read.

Title
Jack and Jean Horner talking about Jessie Street [sound recording] / Interviewer : Peter Read.
Repository
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 2303/32
Date Range
28 February 1989
Description

Jack and Jean Horner talk of meeting Jessie Street; her knowledge of aborigines; discriminatory clauses in the Act; the referendum; petitions organised by the Federal Council; Jessie's family history and involvement with the local aborigines; the Feminist Club; refuge at Glenville; how Jessie organised practical ways to help women; the first FCAATSI conference; Doug Nicholl's refusal to speak on the same platform with Jessie; Jessie's links with the establishment; feminist support for the Federal Council; Jessie's concern for the living conditions of aborigines; Jessie's definiteness about what she wanted and how it should be done; the Melbourne Conference at the Temperance Association; aboriginal affairs and the U.N.; Jessie's bluntness; resistance to political parties by the Fellowship.

Formats
Tape Reels
Quantity
2 tape reels (0.7 m)
Access
Written permission required from Dr Read for research and public use.

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