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‘Hard Labour’: Working Women in the State Library of Victoria’s Collections

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Date: 30 August 2010

Wednesday 8 September 2.00-3.30pm

Discover women at work, both past and present, in the State Library’s collections at this free seminar presented by the State Library and the Australian Women’s Archive Project.

Panellists:

Anne Burrows Genealogy Librarian at the State Library, will tell the story of women’s work through the collections of the State Library.
Christine Eid artist and State Library Creative Fellow, will describe her research on Victoria’s female taxi drivers.
Dr Dorothy Wickham historian, will talk about women on the Victorian goldfields.
Dr Nikki Henningham Executive Officer of the Australian Women’s Archives Project (AWAP), will discuss AWAP’s latest projects.

Wednesday 8 September 2.00-3.30pm

CONFERENCE CENTRE, STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
ENTRY 3, LA TROBE STREET, MELBOURNE
BOOKINGS: BOOK ONLINE, EMAIL bookings@slv.vic.gov.au,
OR PHONE 03 8664 7099

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