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Eileen Powell interviewed by Amy McGrath [sound recording]
Bib ID 90373
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Powell, Eileen, 1913-1997, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1979 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 240 min.) 
Summary

Eileen Powell (Mrs Fred Coleman-Browne) talks about her early interest in politics; her childhood; her education and her mother's interest in politics. She then talks about her move to railways and unionism; her support for better working conditions for women, her involvement with radio and other works for feminism; Jessie Street; her fight for equal pay rights; her nomination as Vice President at annual labor party conference; socialism; Jack Lang and his political career; status of women in Australia compared to other countries; Federation of Women Voters; her husband, Fred Coleman-Browne, political journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald; the future for women; divorce; young people today.

Notes

Recorded on June 6, 1979.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-215177365

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (7 p.) 
Subjects Coleman-Browne, Fred.  |  Powell, Eileen, 1913-1997 -- Interviews.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Feminists.
Other authors/contributors McGrath, Amy, 1921-2019, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 837
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ORAL TRC 837 (summary)
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