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The matriarchs : twelve Australian women talk about their lives to Susan Mitchell
Bib ID 1621056
Format BookBook
Description Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1987 
229 p. : ports. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0140086595 (paperback)
Summary

Interviews with twelve Australian women, aged 60 through 90s, who have shaped events in the community, from different classes, races, religions, cultures and educational levels. Includes Dame Mary Durack and Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal).

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  • 1. Margaret Whitlam: social worker and journalist.
  • 2. Dame Roma Mitchell: Queen's Counsel and Supreme Court Judge (retired).
  • 3. Betty Makin: community worker.
  • 4. Edna Ryan: author and political activist.
  • 5. Dame Beryl Beaurepaire: social reformer.
  • 6. Edna Edgley: entertainer and theatre entrepreneur.
  • 7. Stella Cornelius: peace worker and businesswoman.
  • 8. Alice Doyle: businesswoman and restaurateur.
  • 9. Joan Campbell: potter and sculptor.
  • 10. Dame Mary Durack: author and historian.
 
Notes

Bibliographical notes: p. 221-227

Subjects Women -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Women -- Australia -- Biography.  |  History - Biographies.  |  Employment - Labour market - Women.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Women.
Other authors/contributors Mitchell, Susan, 1945-

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