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[Ryan, Edna Minna (writer, feminist & labour movement activist) : programs and invitations ephemera material collected by the National Library of Australia]
Bib ID 7542940
Format BookBook [text, still image, sheet, volume]
Description folders of miscellaneous pieces. 
Series

Australian ephemera collection (Programs and invitations)

Summary

Material in the Programs and invitations ephemera collection includes invitations to official events, dinner invitations honouring visiting dignitaries, dance cards, award presentations, openings, commemorative and sporting programs. Some programs and invitations may also include menus.

Biography/History

Edna Minna Ryan, née Nelson (15 December 1904 – 10 February 1997) was an Australian feminist and labour movement activist and writer. She is considered a role model and mentor to a whole generation of women. The Edna Ryan Awards, also known as "the Ednas", were created in 1998 by a group of her friends and the NSW Women's Electoral Lobby to honour her life and work, and to acknowledge the contributions by other women that make a feminist difference.

Subjects Ryan, Edna, 1904-1997 -- Miscellanea.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Women's rights -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Political activists -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Authors -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Printed ephemera -- Australia.  |  Invitation cards -- Australia.  |  Programs -- Australia.  |  Australian
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