• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000018

Jack and Jean Horner interviewed by Peter Read in the Peter Read collection of interviews conducted for his book entitled, Charles Perkins : a biography [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 2303/32
  • Date Range 28-Feb-89 - 28-Feb-89
  • Description

    2 tape reels (ca. 44 min.) Jack and Jean Horner talk of meeting Jessie Street; her knowledge of aborigines; discriminatory clauses in the Act; the referendum; petitions organised by the Federal Council; Jessie’s family history and involvement with the local aborigines; the Feminist Club; refuge at Glenville; how Jessie organised practical ways to help women; the first FCAATSI conference; Doug Nicholl’s refusal to speak on the same platform with Jessie; Jessie’s links with the establishment; feminist support for the Federal Council; Jessie’s concern for the living conditions of aborigines; Jessie’s definiteness about what she wanted and how it should be done; the Melbourne Conference at the Temperance Association; aboriginal affairs and the U.N.; Jessie’s bluntness; resistance to political parties by the Fellowship.

  • Access Written permission required from Dr Read for research and public use.

Related entries

  • Primary Subject
    • Street, Jessie Mary Grey (1889 - 1970)
  • See also
    • Feminist Club of New South Wales (1914 - )