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Bill Ferguson, fighter for Aboriginal freedom : a biography / by Jack Horner
Bib ID 127795
Format BookBook
Author
Horner, J. C
 
Uniform Title Vote Ferguson for Aboriginal freedom
Edition [New ed.] 
Description Dickson, A.C.T. : J. Horner, 1994 
208 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., facsims., ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0646171607 (paperback)
Summary

Revised edition, with only minor changes, of Vote Ferguson for Aboriginal freedom; biography of Ferguson who fought for citizenship rights and the abolition of the NSW Aborigines Protection Board; Ferguson's work as a shearer and involvement in the Australian Workers Union, assimilation policy and conditions on missions; role of political groups such as the Association for the Protection of Native Races, Australian Aborigines League, Committee for Aboriginal Citizen Rights; Day of Mourning 1938; Australian Labor Party policies; work of William Cooper, John Patten, Pearl Gibbs, Herbert Groves, William Onus, Sir Douglas Nicholls in the fight for citizenship rights.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

First published as: Vote Ferguson for Aboriginal freedom : a biography. Sydney : Australian and New Zealand Book Co., 1974.

Subjects Ferguson, William, 1882-1950.  |  Ferguson, William, 1882-1950.  |  Civil rights workers -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights -- History.  |  Civil rights movements -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations -- History.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  Law - Administrative law - New South Wales.  |  Politics and Government - Political parties - Australian Labor Party.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1926-1950.  |  Law - Constitutional law.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1901-1925.  |  Employment - Conditions - Industrial relations - Trade unions.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.  |  New South Wales -- Politics and government -- 20th century.  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  Maloga (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  Warangesda / Darlington Point (SW NSW SI55-10)  |  Cummeragunja (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  Brewarrina (N NSW SH55-06)  |  Menindee (NW NSW SI54-03)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)
Available From J. Horner, GPO Box 1074, Canberra ACT 2601 

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