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Hilda Evans interviewed by W. John E. Bannister in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 380149
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Evans, Hilda, 1929-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 
2 digital audio tapes (95 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Hilda Evans, born 1929, near Meekatharra, W.A. Evans speaks about her childhood with her family until the age of 9 and her removal to Sister Kate's Children's Home in Perth. She describes the living conditions at the Home and talks about the effect of removal on her life. Evans also expresses her views on Reconciliation and race relations in Australia.

Notes

Recorded on Feb. 29, 2000 in Gosnells, W.A.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary (2 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 37 pages) 
Subjects Evans, Hilda, 1929- -- Interviews.  |  Sister Kate's Child & Family Services.  |  Nurses -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Child welfare -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Western Australia.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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