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Stasia Dabrowski interviewed by Barry York in the Polish Australians oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 3124114
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Dabrowski, Stasia, 1926-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use with the exception of sound file number 4 which is closed until reviewed. 
Description 2004 
4 sound files (ca. 238 min.) 
Series

Polish Australians oral history project

Summary

Stanislawa (Stasia) Dabrowski, social worker born in Poland in 1926 talks about her childhood memories of Poland; her migration to Canberra and her 'soup kitchen' work; the suffering in her life and her compassion for underprivileged people; the activities against Poles in south-eastern Poland carried out by Ukrainian Fascists in 1935; the impact of the German invasion (1939) on her and her parents; her attitude to religion; her role in saving the lives of a large group of Russian women and children; Poland after the War; her schooling under the Germans; her sister's involvement with the partisans during the War; her working life and training as a nurse; migrating to Canberra, Australia in 1964 with husband and Polish-born son; her early settlement experiences; her son's schooling in Canberra, her attitude to narcotics; the origin of the 'soup kitchen' in Canberra's civic centre; her attitude to drug addicts; Kate Carnell; her attitude to pharmaceuticals and to Nature; her sense of identity today.

Notes

Recorded on July 26 - 27, 2004 at Canberra, A.C.T.

DCM record; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Related Material Collection of photographs of social worker Stasia Dabrowski during an oral history interview by Barry York at the National Library of Australia, 26 July 2004; located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC NL39363 LOC nla.int.nl39363 Online access. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (6 p.) 
Subjects Dabrowski, Stasia, - 1926- - Interviews.  |  Social workers - Australia - Interviews.  |  Soup kitchens - Australian Capital Territory - Canberra.
Occupation Social workers
Other authors/contributors York, Barry, 1951-, Interviewer

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    ORAL TRC 5180
    Copy: Recording
    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
    ORAL TRC 5180 (summary)
    Copy: Summary
    Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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