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Florence Costelloe interviewed by Lloyd Hollingsworth in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 515057
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Costelloe, Florence, 1935-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000 May 7 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 67 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Florence Costelloe, born 1935 Wooribinda, near Rockhampton. Costelloe speaks about her parents. At the age of 3, she was placed in the dormitories on Palm Island, Qld. while her mother was sent to the mainland to work. She describes the living conditions in the dormitories. At the age of 15, she left Palm Island and joined her mother and stepfather in Cloncurry.

Notes

Recorded on May 7, 2000 in Townsville, Qld.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218298223

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (7 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 31 leaves) 
Subjects Costelloe, Florence, 1935- -- Interviews.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Queensland -- Palm Island.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland -- Treatment -- Personal narratives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Child welfare.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Education -- Queensland.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)
Other authors/contributors Hollingsworth, Lloyd, 1951-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/139 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/139 (summary)
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