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Helen Crisp interviewed by Ian Hamilton [sound recording]
Bib ID 2205112
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Crisp, Helen, Interviewee
 
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Description 1982 
2 sound tape reels. 
Summary

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.

Notes

Recorded by Liz Wilson.

Recorded on Sept. 28, 1982.

Also available online via the internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-vn2205112

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available (typescript, 47 leaves) 
Subjects Crisp, Helen - Interviews.  |  Menzies, Robert, - Sir, - 1894-1978.  |  McMahon, William, - 1908-1988.  |  Women - Australia - Attitudes.  |  Feminists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Sex discrimination in employment - Australia.
Other authors/contributors Wilson, Liz  |  Hamilton, Ian, 1915-1996, Interviewer

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