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Bonnie Davis interviewed by Susan Marsden in the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 5056195
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Davis, Bonnie, 1957-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2011 
2 sound files (ca. 112 min.) 
Series

Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Bonnie Davis, born in Lismore (1957), speaks about her family background; being placed into care; her siblings being in care; her life in care in different institutions; the lack of records about her time in care; going back to live with her mother at 16; having her own five children; her employment aspirations and first job; her tertiary study in archaeology; how her siblings have fared after care; the effect of her upbringing on her own children; the Apology.

Notes

Recorded on 31 January 2011 in Adelaide, S. Aust.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 p.) 
Subjects Davis, Bonnie, 1957- -- Interviews.  |  St Joseph's Orphanage Cowper (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Archaeologists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Children -- Institutional care -- New South Wales -- History -- 20th century.  |  Orphanges -- New South Wales.
Occupation Archaeologists.
Other authors/contributors Marsden, Susan, 1952-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 6200/41
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ORAL TRC 6200/41 (summary)
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