• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000935

Helen Crisp interviewed by Ian Hamilton [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 1170
  • Date Range 28-Sep-82 - 28-Sep-82
  • Description

    Mrs Helen Crisp, a feminist, talks about her interests after becoming a mother; women’s movement; dealing with legislation for women in the Public Service, which led to married women getting equal rights with the unmarried sisters and also with males, being President of the Women’s Union at the University of Adelaide; trying to get the marriage bar removed; sending a motion to the then Prime Minister Mr Menzies on equal pay for women but he was not interested in anything to do with working women; joining the Public Service in Public Administration; writing a letter to Billy McMahon congratulating him on all the things he was saying about working women.

  • Access Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
  • Finding Aid Transcript available (typescript, 47 leaves)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Crisp, Helen Craven (1916 - 2002)