File File 23 - Survival Celebrations at Musgrave Park

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UQFL468-Series A-File 23


Survival Celebrations at Musgrave Park


  • 1988 (Creation)

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2 leaves + 2 notes

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Muriel Elsie Webb was born in 1913 at West Ham, Essex. She married Bernard Langford and the couple moved to Australia in 1955, settling in Queensland in 1957. Langford soon became involved with the work of Queensland Council for the Advance of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (QCAATSI), the establishment of the One People of Australia League (OPAL) in 1961, actively supported the 1967 referendum, and helped lobby for the establishment of the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School in 1986. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland in 1978. She died on 9 January 2003.

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Carbon copy typescript draft, 2 leaves, handwritten emendations, possibly written by Muriel Langford about Survival Celebrations in Musgrave Park, including the construction of the tent city, and marching to Expo 88. Accompanied by a typescript note about the equipment and food requirements for Musgrave Park, on the inside part of a seasonal card; and a typescript item for a newsletter about the arrangement for the Cultural Survival Gathering in Musgrave Park which has a handwritten line at the top 'To Duncan for newsletter'.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Box 1 Folder 12


Previously housed in Box 2 Folder 7

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Created, Linda Justo, 20-Sep-2023.




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  • Box: UQFL468 Box 1