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Laure Butt interviewed by Helen Belle Curzon-Siggers in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2036705
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Butt, Laure (Laurette), 1936-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use of transcript only. 
Description 2000 Jul. 5 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 112 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Laurette Butt, born 1936, Coen, Nth Qld. Butt was removed from her parents on Moa Island, Qld. at the age of 4. She was placed at the Tuffnell Anglican Children's Home at Nundah and remained there until the age of 13 when she was sent out to work. Butt describes living conditions at the Home. She also speaks about her adult life and her search for her family through Link-Up.

Notes

Recorded on July 5, 2000 at Logan Central, Qld.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary (8 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 47 leaves) 
Subjects Butt, Laure (Laurette), 1952- -- Interviews.  |  Tuffnell Anglican Children's Home.  |  Link-Up (Qld) Aboriginal Corporation.  |  Children's authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Queensland.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Moa Island (Qld.)
Other authors/contributors Curzon-Siggers, Helen, Interviewer

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