Yorketown, South Australia, Australia
Mary Miller was born in Yorketown, South Australia and spent her childhood on Yorke Peninsula. Her work in munitions factories during World War II led to her involvement as an organiser in the iron workers' union and a life-long commitment to the labour movement. In the mid-1950s she qualified as a primary school teacher and became active in child welfare and Aboriginal education.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dMiller%2C+Mary%2C+1920-2003/dmiller+mary+1920+2003/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dmiller+mary+1920+2003&2,,2 accessed 2004-04-22.