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Thomas Walsh and Adela Pankhurst Walsh papers, 1905-1961 [microform]
Bib ID 2090131
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Fyshwick, A.C.T. : Microsystems, [19--] 
39 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm. 
Summary

The papers pertain equally to Tom and Adela's activities. There is a large volume of papers on the Seamen's Union. The papers include newspaper cuttings for the years 1924-1941; typescripts of articles, speeches and radio broadcasts by both Tom and Adela covering topics such as women's rights, communism, politics, labour disputes, and the war; copies of articles and addresses by other people on the same topics; photographs; copies of journals such as The voice of the people, and The people's guild; cash receipt books for the Seamen's Union; court writs, judgements and transcripts of proceedings; cables and correspondence including that with P. Spender, W. M. Hughes, R. Menzies and J. Curtin.

Biography/History

Adela Pankhurst Walsh was the daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and a noted social reformer and organizer for Australia First. She married Tom Walsh who was the fiery communist leader of the Seamens Union and the only man to belong to both Australia First and the New Guard.

Notes

Microfilm copy of original held by National Library of Australia at NLA MS 2123.

Positive also available.

Subjects Walsh, Thomas, 1871-1943 -- Archives.  |  Pankhurst, Adela, 1885-1961 -- Archives.  |  Seamen's Union of Australia.  |  Reformers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Labor leaders -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women's rights -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.
Time Coverage 1905-1961 
Other authors/contributors Pankhurst, Adela, 1885-1961  |  Walsh, Thomas, 1871-1943  |  Seamen's Union of Australia
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