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Maxine Wilson interviewed by David Woodgate in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 746831
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Wilson, Maxine, 1935-2009, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description 2000 Dec. 18 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 97 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Wilson speaks about her mother who had been removed as a child to Koonibba Lutheran Mission, S. Aust. Wilson herself, was removed at the age of 4 months to St. Mary's Mission of Hope in Halifax Street, Adelaide. At the age of 8, she was placed with a foster family. She was later moved to Colebrook United Aborigines Mission Home. Wilson describes the living conditions at the Home, and speaks about her reunion with her mother.

Notes

Recorded on Dec. 18, 2000 at Underdale, S. Aust.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Wilson, Maxine, 1935-2009 -- Interviews.  |  Koonibba Mission.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Removal -- Personal narratives.  |  Foster home care -- South Australia.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- South Australia.  |  Lutheran Church -- Missions -- South Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- South Australia -- Koonibba.
Other authors/contributors Woodgate, David, 1941- interviewer

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