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Interview with Esther Bright [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Esther Bright [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/3
Date Range
c. 1986
Creator
Bright, Esther
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Esther Bright worked in the Education Department for 40 years as an infants teacher and finally as Inspector of schools. She talks about her family who migrated from England, living in the Adelaide Hills, Sir Ross and Keith Smith, visit of the Prince of Wales, teacher training in Adelaide, Victorian era style of teaching, the depression, helping the children, career as a teacher, Principal of Pennington school, migration, marriage and women teachers, joining the Lyceum Club, becoming an Inspector of Infant schools, conference centre at Raywood, teaching refresher courses for teachers, Aboriginal children and reading difficulties, travel, and the Lyceum Club

Quantity
1 cassette
Finding Aid

Biographical outline, (4 pages)

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  • Adelaide Lyceum Club, 1922 - 2000, SRG 438; Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated (1922 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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