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Catherine Appleton interviewed by Karen George in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 649223
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Appleton, Catherine, 1947-2001, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access closed. 
Description 2000 Aug. 8 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 134 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Catherine Appleton was removed as a baby to the United Aborigines Mission Children's Home at Gerard, S. Aust. At the age of 8, she was moved to Colebrook Home, Eden Hills. She describes the living conditions at the Homes. She also discusses her adult life, her reunion with her mother, and the inter-generational effects of child separation.

Notes

Recorded on Aug. 8, 2000 at Clearview, S. Aust.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (11 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 71 leaves) 
Subjects Appleton, Catherine, 1947-2001 -- Interviews.  |  South Australia. Department of Social Welfare.  |  Civil service -- Australia -- Officials and employees.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Child welfare.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- South Australia.
Occupation Public servants.
Other authors/contributors George, Karen, 1962-, Interviewer

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