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Interview with Patience Howard [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Patience Howard [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/15
Date Range
c. 1986
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Patience Howard talks about her family home called Wachanappi, moving to Bungaree in the country, schooling at Miss Dow's boarding school at Glenelg, 1912 at "The Hermitage" in Victoria, and from 1914 at Frensham's girls' school in NSW, attending Bedford College in London to study history, 1920s attending an International Students' conference in Prague, returning to Adelaide in 1924, becoming a teacher at Woodlands, then Girton where she met Mabel Hardy and they set up Stawell School at Mt Lofty, marriage in 1928 to Roy Howard and his early death, moving her children to Bungaree and then buying a house at Kensington Park, joining the Labor Party, working for meals on wheels, joining the lyceum Club and trips to Europe.

Quantity
1 cassette
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Biographical outline (2 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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