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Helen Baldwin interviewed by Helen Belle Curzon-Siggers in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 297299
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Baldwin, Helen, 1952-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use of edited transcript and audio. 
Description 1999 
2 digital audio tapes (125 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Baldwin was separated from her mother at birth and placed at the Presbyterian Babies Home at Camberwell, Vic. She later spent time in Turana Home and Kildonan Presbyterian Home at Box Hill in Melbourne. Baldwin talks about tracing and meeting her siblings. She also expresses her views on the policy of child removal and the issue of compensation for separated families.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 10, 1999 in Ferntree Gully, Vic.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218204241

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary (3 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 76 leaves) 
Subjects Baldwin, Helen, 1952- -- Interviews.  |  Kildonan Homes for Children.  |  Presbyterian Babies Home.  |  Turana Youth Training Centre.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Victoria.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Victoria.
Other authors/contributors Curzon-Siggers, Helen, Interviewer

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