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Mary Parsons interviewed by Rob Willis in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 329608
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Parsons, Mary, 1949-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use of transcript only. 
Description 2000 
1 digital audio tape (30 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Parsons was removed to Bomaderry Children's Home, N.S.W. after the death of her father. She describes the living conditions at the Home. Parsons was later fostered by a non-Indigenous family. She speaks about her relationship with her foster family and about her adult life.

Notes

Recorded on Jan. 18, 2000 at Batemans Bay, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 17 leaves). 
Subjects Parsons, Mary, 1949- -- Interviews.  |  Bomaderry Home for Aboriginal Children.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- New South Wales.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Treatment.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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