HIST245 - Women in Australian History

HIST245 - Women in Australian History

HIST245 - Women in Australian History

AHM Object List

The following list of objects, ephemera and materials have been identified as useful primary sources relating to topics covered in HIST 245 Women in Australian History.

This list is neither complete nor exhaustive but will provide some direction in locating relevant primary source materials. Students are encouraged to use the Australian History Museum Collection (MCM) database for additional sources.

**All objects, ephemera and materials must be used and examined within** the Australian History Museum.

41000172 Object name: Pamphlet photocopy
Description: Progress - The Country Women's Association of N.S.W. - Excerpts 1922-37. [Letter from Author's relative also]
41000186 Object name: Poster
Description: W.W.I - To the Women of Australia
41000194 Object name: Posters
Description: W.W.I - 1. To the Women of Australia; 2. Instructions to recruits joining the A.I.F.
41000393 Object name: Magazine
Description: Women's Weekly 29/09/1945
41000394 Object name: Magazine
Description: Australia from the Air, 1958. Published by Australian Women's Weekly.
41000648 Object name: Magazine
Description: Australian Women's Weekly 29 January, 1938, Sesquicentenary Edition
41000765 Object name: Drawing
Description: B & W WOMEN AND CHILD FACTORY WORKER; COPIES C19
41000766 Object name: Drawing
Description: B & W WOMEN AND MEN FACTORY WORKERS - COPIES C19 MANCHESTER
41000842 Object name: Book Vols. I, II
Description: 'WOMEN IN AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.PAST AND PRESENT' A VIOLA SMITH (SYDNEY,1975)
41000861 Object name: Magazine
Description: Australian Women's Weekly 19/01/1935
41000862 Object name: Magazine
Description: Australian Women's Weekly A.03/08/35 B.11/01/36 C.30/05/36 D.17/10/36 E.14/05/38 F.25/06/38 G.02/07/38H.01/10/38 I.22/1 ...
41000863 Object name: Magazine
Description: Australian Women's Weekly 16/12/39
41000864 Object name: Magazine
Description: Australian Women's Weekly A.23/12/39 B.17/02/40 C.07/03/42
41000865 Object name: Magazine
Description: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY 01/07/1950
41000866 Object name: Magazine
Description: Australian Women's Weekly A.08/09/54 B.15/09/54 C.22/09/54 D.08/12/54 E.11/07/56 F.03/07/57 G.14/08/57
41000877 Object name: Novel supplements
Description: 40 NOVEL SUPPLEMENTS TO AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY C 1935-1939
41000880 Object name: Magazine
Description: WOMEN'S SUPPLEMENT SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 08/06/1937
41000881 Object name: Magazine
Description: WOMEN'S SUPPLEMENT SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 05/10/1937
41000882 Object name: Magazine
Description: WOMEN'S SUPPLEMENT SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 02/11/1937
41000884 Object name: Magazine
Description: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY 29/06/1935 INCOMPLETE
41000885 Object name: Magazine
Description: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY 28/10/1939 FRAGMENTS
41000886 Object name: Magazine
Description: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY 11/11/1939 FRAGMENTS
41000962 Object name: Magazine
Description: WOMEN'S WEEKLY 31/10/1973
41001048 Object name: Magazine 
Description: Australian Women's Weekly 15/05/37 Coronation edition
41001079 Object name: Book Vols. I, II
Description: 'Australian Women's Complete Household Guide' [The Sunday Sun, Sydney] c1950s
41001084 Object name: Recipe book
Description: 'THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY COOKERY BOOK' 19 X 27 1/2 CM C1948 64 PP
41001207 Object name: Book Vols. I, II
Description: 'Ladies' handbook of home treatment-containing the best modern methods for treatment of women's and children's diseases, ...
41001235 Object name: Recipe book
Description: 14 x 28 cm Country Women's Association Calendar of Cake and Afternoon Tea Delicacies c1934.
41001236 Object name: Recipe book
Description: Country Women's Association Calendar of Cake and Afternoon Delicacies c1934.
41001350 Object name: Recipe book
Description: 'COOKERY BOOK OF GOOD AND TRIED RECEIPTS' COMPILED FOR THE WOMEN'S MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION SALE AND EXHIBITION, SYDNEY, S ...
41001453 Object name: Photograph
Description: B/W First 'Sydney Women Against Rape Committee' March on ANZAC Day 1983. Carrying Banner 'In Memory of All Women of All ...
41001454 Object name: Poster
Description: Laminated Poster - 'Women are Marching in Memory of Women of all Countries Raped in War - Join us at Macquarie Place Mo ...
41001568 Object name: Badge
Description: 3.5 HIGH X 2.5 BADGE WITH CROWN ATOP INSCRIBED 'A.I.F. ISSUED BY DEPT OF DEFENCE TO WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA FOR DUTY DONE' BA ...
41001601 Object name: Book Vols. I, II
Description: 'Cookery Book of good and Tried Receipts:Compiled for the Women's Missionary Association of the PresbyterianChurch of Ne ...
41001820 Object name: Book Vols. I, II
Description: Helen Townsend, 'Serving the Country - the History of the Country Women's Association of New South Wales ', Doubleday, S ...
41001859 Object name: 2 x audio tapes
Description: 'The Other Side of the Mountain - Recollections of Sergeant Beatrice Warren, Australian Women's Army Service, 1942-1945, ...
41001860 Object name: Stereoview card
Description: 16.5 x 10 cm with sepia stereoview photograph of 'Great Suffragette Demonstration in London. Mrs Fisher. Mrs McGowen and ...
41001932 Object name: Postcard
Description: 14 X 9 cm b/w English p/c showing four women smoking and chatting and being 'unladylike' with caption 'Suffragettes in C ...
41001943 Object name: Stamps
Description: 2 x 45c stamps to commemorate (a) 9th Inter-Parliamentary Conference and (b) 50th Anniversary of Women in Federal Parlia ...
41001944 Object name: First day cover
Description: Envelope with 45c stamp on first day cover with montage of Mary Lee portrait and 1970s Women's Liberation photograph, an ...
42000021 Object name: Photograph
Title: Contestant in Manly Beach Girl Competition
Description: Manly Beach Girl Competition, 1934. While the lifesavers were competing and entertaining beach crowds with their athlet ...
42000027 Object name: Photograph
Title: Bottle's Bus
Description: The Bottle's Bus, c1920. Public motor transport enabled women to come together in groups for outings and shopping excur ...
42000049 Object name: Photograph
Title: Young men and women at a Ball
Description: The John Gilbert Fan Club. A Ball at the Capitol Theatre, 1926. John Gilbert was a famous Hollywood star of silent mov ...
42000062 Object name: Photograph
Title: Woman in kitchen
Description: Despite the modern kitchen there was still hard work for women. Preparing Christmas puddings needed planning and labour ...
42000075 Object name: Photograph
Title: March for International Women's Day
Description: International Women's Day during International Year for Women. 1975, Sydney.
42000076 Object name: Photograph
Title: Representatives of the United Council for Women's Suffrage
Description: Representatives of the United Council for Women's Suffrage proceed to an appointment with Victorian Upper House members ...
42000077 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women marching in support of General Strike
Description: Women in Brisbane march in support of the nation's first General Strike, 12 February 1912. Emma Miller was a leader of ...
42000078 Object name: Photograph
Title: Members of the NSW Women's Political-Educational League
Description: Members of the New South Wales Women's Political-Educational League which was founded by Rose Scott (centre front) after ...
42000079 Object name: Photograph
Title: Jessie Ackermann
Description: Jessie Ackermann, Sydney 1913. American Jessie Ackermann came to Australia in 1889 as a missionary for the Woman's Chri ...
42000080 Object name: Photograph
Title: Henrietta Dugdale
Description: Henrietta Dugdale (1826-1918). In 1869 Henrietta Dugdale became the first woman in Australia to comment publicly on fem ...
42000081 Object name: Photograph
Title: Muriel Heagney
Description: Muriel Heagney (1885-1974). Muriel Heagney was a delegate to the first Victorian Labor Women's Conference. A committed ...
42000082 Object name: Photograph
Title: Bessie Rischbieth
Description: Bessie Rischbieth (1874-1967). Bessie Rischbieth was a theosophist and feminist. Like Jessie Street, Rischbieth was we ...
42000083 Object name: Photograph
Title: Aboriginal women and children
Description: Maggie Davis Buscombe and Caroline Malcolm Morgan at Coranderrk, c1876. With the introduction of the Aborigines Act in ...
42000085 Object name: Photograph of poster
Title: Vida Goldstein
Description: Copy of signed poster of Vida Goldstein entitled 'Senate Election. Vote for the Woman Candidate'. Vida Goldstein (1869- ...
42000086 Object name: Photograph
Title: Group of (mainly) women standing on steps
Description: Australian author Miles Franklin (centre front) spent several years in the United States of America working for the wome ...
42000087 Object name: Photograph
Title: Doreen Kartinyeri
Description: Doreen Kartinyeri at the press conference at the Fifth Women and Labour Conference which called on the South Australian ...
42000088 Object name: Photograph
Title: Group of Aboriginal Women
Description: This photograph shows women from several different language groups at Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve, 1877. It became ...
42000089 Object name: Photograph
Title: Emma Miller
Description: Emma Miller (1839-1917). Emma Miller was a dedicated unionist, peace activist and champion of women's rights. She emigr ...
42000090 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women bathers
Description: Bondi 1919. This group of women experience an exhilarating moment of freedom after the suffering and endurance of the G ...
42000091 Object name: Photograph of illustration
Title: Women sewing at home
Description: With unionization female factory workers won some improvement in conditions but 'outworkers' (women who took in sewing a ...
42000092 Object name: Photograph
Title: Female domestic servants
Description: In the late nineteenth century domestic service was one of the few options for unskilled and uneducated women but the is ...
42000093 Object name: Photograph
Title: Wedding party
Description: A wedding party at Tenterfield, New South Wales, 1907. With few opportunities to function with autonomy, many women fulf ...
42000094 Object name: Photograph
Title: Elderly Aboriginal Woman
Description: The photographer's note reads - 'Old Granny, Aboriginal woman, Goulburn Tribe'. Coranderrk, 1897. Due to constant offi ...
42000096 Object name: Photograph
Title: Rose Scott
Description: Rose Scott (1847-1925). A brilliant Australian feminist who advocated women's suffrage, prison reform for female inmate ...
42000110 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women in factory
Description: Women on the Edgell's factory process line, Bathurst, 1948. Although women played a major role in post-war reconstructi ...
42000112 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women in the clothing trade
Description: The workroom of the Anthony Hordern's Department Store, 1912. Female factory workers were concentrated in the clothing ...
42000113 Object name: Photograph
Title: Young woman in 1960s dress
Description: This clothing design student at East Sydney Technical College seems to be making more than a fashion statement. She ref ...
42000114 Object name: Photograph
Title: Two women on a float
Description: The State's view of women is presented in the 1969 Waratah Festival, an annual event sponsored by the New South Wales go ...
42000116 Object name: Photograph
Title: Zelda D'Aprano
Description: Zelda D'Aprano was a founding member of the Women's Action Committee in the early 1970s. Its aims were 'economic equali ...
42000117 Object name: Photograph
Title: Jean Thompson speaking at demonstration
Description: Jean Thompson of the Militant Women's Group speaking out on International Women's Day, Belmore Park, Sydney, 1929.
42000119 Object name: Photograph
Title: Group of women
Description: Woman's Christian Temperance Union Convention delegates, Brisbane, 1903.
42000122 Object name: Photograph
Title: Jessie Street
Description: Jessie Street (1889-1970) worked tirelessly for women from all walks of life. In 1943 she stood for federal parliament ...
42000125 Object name: Photograph
Title: Graffiti
Description: This graffiti reflects the anarchic elements of the Sydney Women's Liberation Movement, which although without formal st ...
42000126 Object name: Photograph
Title: Graffiti
Description: This graffiti reflects the anarchic elements of the Sydney Women's Liberation Movement, which although without formal st ...
42000127 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women protesting
Description: International Women's Day, 1974. Women's liberationists storm the roof at the Bidura Shelter for Girls in Glebe. They ...
42000130 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women in conference
Description: Filipino women relate their experiences to the Fifth Women and Labour Conference, Macquarie University, 1995.
42000214 Object name: Photograph
Title: Portraits of women and a child
Description: Portraits of loved ones found on the battlefields of Anzac by Private R. Benson, 4th Battalion. Benson was severely wou ...
42000277 Object name: Photograph
Title: Men and women socializing
Description: Propaganda picture of American and Australian servicemen and Australian civilian women fraternizing, 1942.
42000285 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women drivers and mechanics
Description: Members of the Women's Auxiliary Australian Airforce working as drivers and mechanics on an Air Force base.
42000286 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women mechanics and drivers
Description: Women of the National Emergency Services working as drivers and mechanics.
42000289 Object name: Photograph
Title: Group of women volunteers on parade
Description: Female volunteers called "militors" parade in Melbourne. This was a voluntary group of uniformed women trained in air-r ...
42000290 Object name: Photograph
Title: Two women doing farm work
Description: "Farm girls" of the Australian Women's Land Army replaced rural male labour for the 'duration'.
42000291 Object name: Photograph
Title: Woman on horse rounding up a bull
Description: "Farm girls" of the Australian Women's Land Army replaced rural male labour for the 'duration'.
42000295 Object name: Photograph
Title: AWAS stewardess
Description: Australian Women's Army Service stewardess relieving men for service at the front.
42000301 Object name: Photograph
Title: Young women celebrating VP Day
Description: Celebrating VP (Victory in the Pacific) Day in Sydney, 15 August 1945.
42000330 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women's Liberation demonstration
Description: Women demonstrate for liberation at the Sydney International Women's Day march, 1975. Some of the aims of the women's m ...
42000348 Object name: Photograph
Title: Vida Goldstein
Description: Vida Goldstein (1869-1949), a leader of the early women's movement in Victoria. In 1903 she became the first woman in t ...
42000364 Object name: Cartoon
Title: A woman's reluctance to sew on husband's buttons
Description: Claude Marquet was a staff cartoonist with the "Australian Worker' when he drew this comment on the 1907 Women's Work Ex ...
42000365 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women protesters pushing prams
Description: Strikers' wives marching from the Domain to Parliament House, August 1917.
42000422 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women surf lifesavers
Description: A women's surf lifesaving team in 1919.
42000424 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women relaxing on a train
Description: The first Transcontinental Express left Port Augusta (South Australia) for Kalgoorlie (Western Australia) in 1917. Elec ...
42000426 Object name: Photograph
Title: Young women on toboggans
Description: Ladies' Toboggan Race, Kiandra, 1900.
42000447 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women cyclists
Description: Cycling allowed women a new sense of freedom and independence, especially after the arrival of pneumatic tyres on 'safet ...
42000451 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women fishing
Description: The Davis family women fishing on the Paroo at Caiwarro, NSW, 1908.
42000453 Object name: Photograph
Title: Two women in a car
Description: Two women test drive a Model T, the car that popularised motor transport. Alectown, NSW, 1916.
42000460 Object name: Photograph
Title: People on ship's deck
Description: Bound for South Africa, 1900. The women are holding a sign "Advance Australia: Union is Strength".
42000555 Object name: Photograph
Title: Group of women
Description: With their organisational skills enhanced during the First World War Australian women found a strong international voice ...
42000557 Object name: Photograph
Title: Two women surrounded by Prohibition Laws and ballot papers
Description: The so-called Jazz Age in western social democracies had another side. In January 1920 the United States of America pro ...
42000570 Object name: Photograph
Title: Women working in fruit factory
Description: After the war considerable attempts were made to revive and intensify British Empire trade. The slogan 'Men, Money and ...
42000600 Object name: Photograph
Title: Members of the Women's Royal Air Force
Description: 'Rhine Maidens', members of the Women's Royal Air Force at Cologne on 19 May 1919. After the Armistice British troops g ...

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