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Leslie Ellis interviewed by Helen Belle Curzon-Siggers in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 513877
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Ellis, Leslie, 1938-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 Jul. 7 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 109 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Leslie Ellis, born 1938, in Central Qld. Ellis was 3 years old when he and his older brother were removed first to Royal Park Children's Home, Vic. and later to Box Hill Salvation Army Boys Home. He describes the living conditions in these homes, and speaks about his eventual reunion with his father and siblings.

Notes

Recorded on July 7, 2000 in Clontarf Beach, Qld.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218310395

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 43 leaves). 
Subjects Ellis, Leslie, 1938- -- Interviews.  |  Salvation Army Boys' Home (Box Hill, Vic.)  |  Royal Park Depot (Parkville, Vic.).  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Social conditions.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Victoria -- Treatment.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Victoria.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Curzon-Siggers, Helen, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/155
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ORAL TRC 5000/155 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/155 (summary)
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