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'Women and War': Zonta Club of the Riverland
Title : 'Women and War': Zonta Club of the Riverland 'Women and War': Zonta Club of the Riverland
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Source : 'Women and War': Zonta Club of the Riverland's Australia Remembers 1945-1995 Project, OH 371
Date of creation : 1995
Additional Creator : Osborne, Marj; Rofe, Enid; Campbell, Mae; Sweet, Joy
Format : Oral History
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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This oral history is a recording of edited excerpts from speeches made by fourteen Riverland women at a public function organised by the Zonta Club of the Riverland to recognise the contribution of women during the Second World War. In the selection here Marj Osborne speaks about working with munitions at Penfield, Enid Rofe talks about her time in the RAAF, Mae Campbell speaks about housekeeping during the war years and her daughter Joy Sweet offers a child's perspective.

Period : 1939-1945
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
Further reading :
Beaumont, Joan (ed.). Australia's war, 1939-1945, St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 1996

Bolt, Andrew. Our home front 1939-1945, Melbourne : Wilkinson Books, c1995

Clark, Rosemary. The home front: life in Australia during World War II, Melbourne: Australia Post, 1991

The Home front family album: remembering Australia 1939-1945, introduction by Nancy Keesing, Sydney: Weldon, 1991

McKernan, Michael. All in! : Australia during the second world war, Melbourne, Vic. : Nelson, 1983

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