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Papers of Jessie Street.

Author: Jessie Street; United Associations of Women (N.S.W.)
Publisher: 1914-1968.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1. Personal and family correspondence, 1914-1967. 2. Personal documents (1934-1967) and other papers. 3. Drafts and other papers re Street's autobiography "Truth or repose" (1966). 4. Papers re Street's feminist activities, 1916-1968, including the United Associations of Women. Correspondents include Bessie Rischbieth, Irene Greenwood, Linda Littlejohn and Robert Menzies. 5. Material re the peace movement,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
Named Person: Jessie Street
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jessie Street; United Associations of Women (N.S.W.)
OCLC Number: 225729885
Notes: Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 2683.
Card index to correspondence available.
Description: 4.18 m. (31 boxes + 5 folios)
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1. Personal and family correspondence, 1914-1967. 2. Personal documents (1934-1967) and other papers. 3. Drafts and other papers re Street's autobiography "Truth or repose" (1966). 4. Papers re Street's feminist activities, 1916-1968, including the United Associations of Women. Correspondents include Bessie Rischbieth, Irene Greenwood, Linda Littlejohn and Robert Menzies. 5. Material re the peace movement, 1931-1966. 6. Papers re the United Nations, 1945-1966, including material on the UN Commission for the Status of Women. 7. Papers re Street's membership of the Australian Labor Party, attempts to gain election to Federal Parliament and subsequent resignation from the Party because of her refusal to abandon her pro-Soviet stance. 8. Papers re Street's interest in and numerous visits to the Soviet Union. Includes material on the Australian Soviet Friendship Society (1946-1968), the Russian Medical Aid and Comforts Committee (1941-1945). 9. Papers re Women's Forum for Social and Economic Reconstruction (1941-1945); Immigration Advisory Committee (1940s); and National Social Insurance (1930-1952). 10. Papers re Aboriginal rights and race relations, mostly 1956-1968, including the 1967 Aboriginal Referendum. a.

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