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Interview with Mrs Helen Crisp, feminist [sound recording] / interviewer, Ian Hamilton; recorded by Liz Wilson

Title
Interview with Mrs Helen Crisp, feminist [sound recording] / interviewer, Ian Hamilton; recorded by Liz Wilson
Repository
National Library of Australia
Reference
ORAL TRC 1170
Date Range
28 September 1982
Description

Crisp talks about her interests after becoming a mother; women's movement; dealing with legislation for women in the Public Service, which led to married women getting equal rights with the unmarried sisters and also with males, being President of the Women's Union at the University of Adelaide; trying to get the marriage bar removed; sending a motion to the then Prime Minister Mr Menzies on equal pay for women but he was not interested in anything to do with working women; joining the Public Service in Public Administration; writing a letter to Billy McMahon congratulating him on all the things he was saying about working women.

Formats
Sound recording
Quantity
2
Access
Tape 1 only available during the lifetime of the interviewee. Tape 2 available upon death.
Finding Aid

Transcript available (typescript, 47 leaves)

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