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Betty Searle interviewed by Ann Turner [sound recording]
Bib ID 769010
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Searle, Betty, 1916-2003, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1995-1996 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 202 min.) 
Summary

Betty Searle, Communist Party activist and feminist, talks about her family background, coming to Australia in 1919, leaving school at 15 to look after her mother, first jobs working in the libraries of Dymocks and Swains. She joined the Communist Party in 1935 or 1936, left Swains in 1939, married for first time and became involved in the political movement through New Theatre League. Searle talks of the influence of Cecilie Milne on her life, her involvement with Unemployed Workers Movement and Women's Unemployed Movement, effect of Petrov Commission on herself and family, second marriage to Rupert Lockwood, visit to Soviet Union and work on publication, "Soviet Woman". Searle talks about studying at the University of New England, her publication, "Silks and calicos : class, gender and the vote" and her current involvement in the Older Women's Network.

Notes

Recorded during the period Oct. 25, 1995 to Aug. 2, 1996 in Canberra.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-205758140

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 90 leaves) 
Subjects Searle, Betty, 1916-2003 -- Interviews.  |  Australia. Royal Commission on Espionage.  |  Communist Party of Australia.  |  Petrov affair.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Feminists.
Other authors/contributors Turner, Ann, 1929-2011, Interviewer  |  Searle, Betty, 1916-2003. Silk and calico : class, gender & the vote
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