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Beryl Hogbin interviewed by Deborah Anne Sommersall in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1808375
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Hogbin, Beryl, 1928-2014, Interviewee
 
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Description 1999 
2 digital audio tape (75 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Hogbin speaks about accompanying her husband to Palm Island, Qld. when he was appointed as general overseer in 1957. She was a qualified teacher and was seconded to teach at the Palm Island School. She talks about the children she taught, segregation on the Island, and the living conditions and medical care for Indigenous people. In 1967, the Hogbins were transferred to Weipa.

Notes

Recorded on Oct. 22, 1999 at Cairns, Qld.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218222215

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 46 leaves) 
Subjects Hogbin, Beryl, 1928-2014 -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Queensland -- Palm Island.  |  Teachers -- Queensland -- Palm Island -- Interviews.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland -- Palm Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Palm Island -- Race relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Queensland -- Palm Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Palm Island -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Somersall, Deborah, 1966-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/59 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/59 (summary)
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