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Toowoomba Trades and Labor Council Records

  • UQFL262
  • Collection
  • 1931-1991.

Correspondence, financial records and accounts of TLC, ALP and Trades Hall,Toowoomba. Diaries, speakers' notes, minutes, bulletins/periodicals, receipts, programmes, pamphlets, registrations, publications, decisions, press releases and Labour Day records.

Toowoomba Trades and Labor Council

From lunchroom to boardroom : records of oral history project, Women in the Labor movement,1930-1970

  • UQFL300
  • Collection
  • 1991-1992

40 open reel audiotapes of interviews, transcripts and documentation about the project, and accompanying posters.

From Lunchroom to Boardroom was an oral history project by historian Therese Collie and visual artist Judith Hewitson. The objective of the project was to record the stories of a wide variety of women who participated in the Queensland labor movement from the 1930s though to the 1970s. Funded in 1991 by the Australia Council, and supported by the Oral History Association of Queensland, the Union of Australian Women and the Trades and Labour Council. Interviews were conducted by Therese Collie. Transcripts of the interviews were compiled by Sue Pechey. Interviews with Joyce Murphy, Ivy Willey, Jenny Prohaska, Alice Hughes, Ivy Neilsen, Jean Bowden, Marie Crisp, Constance Healy, Jean O'Connor, Ida Welsh, Vi Cox, Susie Dickson, Frances Bishop, Julba Julba Woman Dance Troupe, Loma Thompson, Pat Bowe, Bessie Lymburner, and Elena Timms.

Trades and Labor Council of Queensland, Women's Equal Opportunity Committee

Leo Lenane Papers

  • UQFL34
  • Collection
  • 1940-1972

Correspondence, press clippings, reports, pamphlets, relating to Waterside Workers Federation, Australian shipping, Communism in Australia, labour conditions in general.

Lenane, Leo