• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001808

Oral histories: Growing up in state and private homes and orphanages in Adelaide / interviewer : Jerry Schwab, 1984-86

  • Repository AIATSIS Sound Collection
  • Reference MS 2592
  • Date Range 1984 - 1986
  • Description

    Transcripts of Schwab field tapes 1-9 held in AIAS tape archives. Margaret Brusnahan, Spencer Weetra, Kenny Hampton, Avis Gale, Doris Katinyeri, Dora Hunter, Margaret Hayes, Veronica Brodie, Geraldine Mason relate experiences of childhood and youth 1940s, 50s, 60s in Largs Bay orphanage, St Francis Boys Home, Colebrook, Mulgoa, Tanderra, Fullerton Girls Home, Millswood; harassment by Aborigines Protection Board and exploitation in the work force as domestics

  • Access Open access - reading.
  • Finding Aid An index of selected names from this item is available. To access these names contact the AIATSIS Family History Unit

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  • Primary Subject
    • Hunter, Dora