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Lance Fisher interviewed by Gwenda Davey in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2171739
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Fisher, Lance, 1915-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use of edited transcript and audio. 
Description 2000 Sept. 28 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 120 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Lance Fisher, born 1915, Burnely, Melbourne. Fisher speaks about his family background and working life. In 1961, he was appointed as the Superintendent of Children's Work for the Church of Christ Mission at Carnarvon, W.A. He outlines the history and facilities of the Mission, and relations with Welfare authorities and pastoralists. Fisher also expresses his views on the Bringing Them Home Report.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 28, 2000 in Wantirna South, Vic.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218334851

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (6 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 42 leaves) 
Subjects Fisher, Lance, 1915- -- Interviews.  |  Roelands Native Mission (W.A.)  |  Churches of Christ -- Missions -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Churches of Christ Carnarvon Mission (W.A.)  |  Churches of Christ Norseman Mission (W.A.)  |  Missionaries -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Removal.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Missions -- History.  |  Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Institutional care -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Child welfare.
Other authors/contributors Davey, Gwenda, 1932-, Interviewer

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