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William Liu interviewed by Hazel de Berg [sound recording]
Bib ID 1536541
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Liu, William J. L
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1978 Feb. 17 
3 sound tape reels (ca. 180 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 1093-1095

Summary

Liu speaks of his return to Australia in 1909 from Hong Kong; he speaks of his studies; his interest in the White Australia Policy; his involvement with community matters around Melbourne; working for the Consulate General in Melbourne; he recounts the history of, and his involvement with the Australia China Navigation Steamship Company; his ventures into the furniture business; his stay in Shanghai in 1932; his views on the Republic of China; the effects of World War II on the Chinese community in Australia; Calwell's immigration policy.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-222787139

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available (53 p.) 
Subjects Liu, William J., 1893-1983 -- Interviews.  |  Businessmen -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  White Australia policy.  |  Australia -- Emigration and immigration.  |  Australia -- Race relations.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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