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Alice Adams interviewed by Colleen Brown in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1349597
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Adams, Alice, 1940-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1999 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 64 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Adams speaks about her removal at age 4 months to Bomaderry Children's Home, N.S.W. At the age of 12, she was transferred to Cootamundra Girls Home, before later returning to Bomaderry Children's Home to help look after the children. Adams speaks about her calling to missionary work, the policy of child removal, and Matron Hiscock.

Notes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander users are advised that this recording may contain names and voices of deceased persons.

Recorded on Mar. 30, 1999 at North Nowra, N.S.W.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218183501

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and corrected transcript (typescript, 30 leaves) available. 
Subjects Adams, Alice, 1940- -- Interviews.  |  Missionaries -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Removal.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- New South Wales.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Ethnic identity.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Child welfare - Children's homes.  |  Cootamundra (SW NSW SI55-11).
Occupation Missionaries.
Other authors/contributors Brown, Colleen, Interviewer

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