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Judith Drake-Brockman interviewed by Diana Ritch in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1854576
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Drake-Brockman, Judith, 1920-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1999 Dec. 21 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 37 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Drake-Brockman grew up on her father's cattle stations in Western Australia. She speaks about A.O. Neville, the Chief Protector of Natives from 1915 to 1940, who was a family friend and about his policies towards Aboriginal people. Drake-Brockman also talks about the removal of children on the stations and about the policy of assimilation.

Notes

Recorded on Dec. 21, 1999 in Sydney, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 22 leaves) 
Subjects Drake-Brockman, Judith, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Parkerville Children's Home.  |  Mogumber Mission (W.A.)  |  Sister Kate's Child & Family Services.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Removal.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Child welfare.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Western Australia.
Other authors/contributors Ritch, Diana, 1943-, Interviewer

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