File F2479 - Reminiscences

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F2479

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Reminiscences

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  • [192-] - [197-] (Creation)

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6 items ; ill. ;

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(1911-)

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Kath Thomas joined the Communist Party and was politically active in the labour movement since the 1940s. This collection concentrates in particular on the equal pay campaigns inside the trade union movement, and reveals the contribution of women in labour struggles in Queensland.

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Subjects include childhood at Wynnum and Lindum, participation in Communist Party activities in the 1940s, and Val Fraser (colleague in the Communist Party).
Includes: indexed notebook of women's names for research and 2 newspaper clippings of Kath Watson as a schoolgirl; 'My first ten years - some memories of party life', (7 leaves, typescript, with handwritten emendations); 'Val' (4 leaves, typescript, with handwritten emendations); and 4 typescript leaves recalling her early childhood years.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Typescript (some printed) and handwritten.

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Migrated

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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