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Margaret Helen Meyer interviewed by Gordon Dowell in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 372342
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Meyer, Margaret, 1945-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 
2 digital audio tapes (61 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Meyer was employed as a cottage mother at a Lutheran children's home in Box Hill, Vic. from 1975 to 1980. Some of the children were Indigenous and she outlines the backgrounds of these children. She also talks about the living conditions of the home and the adult lives of some of the children.

Notes

Recorded on Apr. 19, 2000 at Lilydale, Vic.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 25 leaves) 
Subjects Meyer, Margaret, 1945- -- Interviews.  |  Child care workers -- Victoria -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Removal.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Victoria -- Box Hill.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Victoria.
Occupation Cottage parents.
Other authors/contributors Dowell, Gordon Charles, 1945-, Interviewer

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