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Patriotic work in our schools
Title : Patriotic work in our schools Patriotic work in our schools
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Creator : Miethke, Adelaide Laetitia, 1881-1962, compiler
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : Rigby
Date of creation : 1917
Additional Creator : Children's Patriotic Fund (S.A.)
Format : Book
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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The South Australian Children's Patriotic Fund was established in September 1915 in response to the individual efforts of teachers across the state, who from the outbreak of the war had begun gathering donations for the benefit of Australian soldiers and various relief organisations. The Director of Education MM Maughan suggested that by combining the efforts of individual schools and teachers, a greater result without duplication of effort could be achieved.

In just over two years the children of South Australia, through a great range of activities, contributed over twelve thousand pounds ( 12,000) that was distributed to organisations including Cheer-up Huts, repatriation funds, hospitals, trench comforts, and the Red Cross.

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Children's Patriotic Fund

Period : 1914-1918
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