• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001390

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

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference SRG 438/29/3
  • Date Range 1986 - 1986
  • Description

    45 minutes 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

  • Formats Sound recording (cassette) analogue
  • Access Access to use copies only with written permission from the donor. Contact the President, Lyceum Club. Original WITHDRAWN.
  • Finding Aid Biographical outline, (4 pages)