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Country Women's Association of Alice Springs

Title
Country Women's Association of Alice Springs
Repository
The Country Women's Association of the Northern Territory
Date Range
1933 - 1980s
Description

Documents relating to the history of the Alice Springs branch of the CWA with considerable detail regarding people and including wartime activities, 1933-1959 (60-70 items). Correspondence in and out regarding issues such as establishment of CWA of the Air and School of the Air and various CWA places, events and peoples, 1940s-1980s (c800 items). Notes (original handwritten) from Constance Bradshaw, daughter of Thomas Bradshaw who was postmaster in Alice Springs Telegraph Station in early 1900s, regarding early life in Alice Springs, 1899-1908, undated, c1950 (1 item).
Photographs used or considered for the Country Women's Association (CWA) history of Alice Springs first published in 1952, 1952-1970s (c50 items).
Membership book, 1953-1973 (1 item).
Correspondence regarding the history of the Alice Springs CWA-written history, including a letter from the then Director of Northern Territory Welfare (Harry Giese) regarding Aboriginal policy, 1959 (10 items).
Minute book, 1965.
Scrapbooks of programs, news articles, activities, transcripts, photographs regarding history of Alice Springs CWA, 1970s (1 book).

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