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Patricia Lear and Frances Shute interviewed by Karen George in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 931475
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Lear, Patricia, 1942-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description 2000 
2 digital audio tapes (120 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

The sisters speak about their parents Eric and Florence Finck, who were the missionaries that ran Colebrook Home, Eden Hills. They describe moving to Colebrook Home in 1957 and various aspects of Home life, including physical accommodation, routines, religious life, and leisure activities. They talk about the relationships they developed with the children at Colebrook, and express their views on the Bringing Them Home Inquiry's negative reports on Colebrook, and the closure and demolition of the Home.

Notes

Recorded on Dec. 5, 2000 at Windsor Gardens, S.A.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218408273

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (7 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 62 leaves) 
Subjects Lear, Patricia, 1942- -- Interviews.  |  Shute, Frances, 1944- -- Interviews.  |  Finck, E. R. (Eric Rex), 1915-2013.  |  Colebrook Home for Aboriginal Children (Quorn, S.A.)  |  United Aborigines Mission.  |  Colebrook Training Centre (Eden Hills, S.A.) -- Administration.  |  United Aborigines Mission (Oodnadatta, S.A.)  |  Aboriginal Australian orphans -- South Australia -- Eden Hills -- Treatment.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- South Australia -- Eden Hills.
Other authors/contributors Shute, Frances, 1944-, Interviewee  |  George, Karen, 1962-, Interviewer

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