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Organised by collections and their holding bodies

All India Women’s Conference (AIWC) Delhi and Bombay

  • Annual Reports
  • Office Files
  • Roshni

Erskineville Public School Archives

Granville Historical Society

  • Granville Guardian

Kapila Khandvala College, Bombay

  • Photographs, portraits

National Archives of Australia (NAA)

ASIO files

  • Ellen Grace Reeve
  • Jessie M.G. Street
  • Lucy Godiva Woodcock files, Volumes 1 to 3 (NAA)
  • Samuel Phineas Lewis
  • Teachers Federation

National Federation of Indian Women (Delhi)

  • Archives
  • Images

National Library of Australia (NLA)

  • Jessie Street Papers

National Library of New Zealand (NLNZ)

  • Alley, Rewi, 1897–1988: Papers / 1 Inward correspondence – Lucy Woodcock, 1954–1965, MS-Papers-6533–307

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Delhi

  • The Hindu

New South Wales Teachers’ Federation Library

  • Images
  • Archives

Noel Butlin Archives of Business and Labour (NBABL)

  • Betty Reilly Papers, AU NBAC N188
  • NSW Teachers’ Federation files, AU NBAC T15
  • UAW files, AU NBAC Z236

Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC), University of Virginia Library

  • International Peace Campaign (various archives, catalogued in SNAC, including Swathmore College Peace Collection)
  • Khandvala, Kapila. Speech in session titled ‘Lessons from the Far East’. Program, Third Annual Conference on Militant Pacifism, War Resisters League, NY, 6–8 May 1932. Swathmore College Peace Collection, War Resisters League 1923–1994, Records, SERIES A: 1923–1949, Subseries IV, Conferences, Box 9.

State Library of NSW (SLNSW), including the Mitchell Library

  • Creative Leisure Movement
    • Correspondence
    • Photographs
  • International Women’s Day, NSW Committee
  • NSW Peace Council papers – ‘Peace’
  • Rivett Family Papers (Collection of Elizabeth Long: Bib ID: 4922528)
  • United Associations of Women
    • Newsheets
    • Annual Reports
    • Correspondence

Theosophical Society Archives, Adyar, Tamil Nadu

  • Stri Dharma, journal of the Women’s Indian Association
  • Women’s Indian Association Annual Reports

University of Melbourne Archives: Special Collections (UMA/SC)

  • Campaign for International Cooperation and Disarmament (CICD) papers, Boxes 49 (‘1950s’) and 52, 3/88 (‘Australian Convention for Peace and War, 1953’). UMA/SC
  • Meanjin files, Boxes 187 (A.C. Jackson) and 274 (Folder 2: Australian Convention on Peace and War). UMA/SC
  • Records of the Victorian Peace Council, Box 6, Folder 3, UMA/SC

Personal Collections (photographs, papers, clippings, objects)

  • Beverley Bates
  • Kit Edwards
  • Judith Emmett
  • Phyllis Johnson
  • Ruth Fink Latukefu
  • Audrey McDonald
  • Sarla Sharma


  • Advertiser (Adelaide)
  • Advocate (Tasmania)
  • Age (Melbourne)
  • Albury Banner and Wodonga Expres
  • Argus (Melbourne)
  • Australian Worker (Sydney)
  • Barrier Daily Truth (Broken Hill)
  • Barrier Miner (Broken Hill)
  • Bega Budget
  • Biz (Fairfield)
  • Cairns Post
  • Canberra Times
  • Catholic Press (Sydney)
  • Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder
  • Courier (UNESCO)
  • Courier Mail (Brisbane)
  • Daily Advertiser
  • Daily Mercury (Mackay, Qld)
  • Daily News (Perth)
  • Daily Standard (Brisbane)
  • Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
  • Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate
  • Education: The Journal of the NSW Teachers Federation
  • Evening News (Sydney)
  • Friendship
  • Glen Innes Examiner
  • Hebrew Standard of Australasia
  • Hindu
  • Hitavada (The People’s Paper)
  • Illawarra Mercury
  • Independent
  • Kalgoorlie Miner
  • Labor Daily (Sydney)
  • Land (Sydney)
  • Lithgow Mercury
  • Macleay Chronicle
  • Maitland Daily Mercury
  • Maitland Weekly Mercury
  • Mercury (Hobart)
  • Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton)
  • Murrumbidgee Irrigator (Leeton)
  • New Horizons
  • Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate
  • Newcastle Sun
  • News (Adelaide)
  • News Bulletin
  • Newsheet (UA)
  • Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld)
  • Northern Star (Lismore)
  • Our Women (UAW)
  • Peace (now held in SLNSW) launched April 1955.
  • Peace News, NSW Peace Council newsletter, 1954 to early 1955
  • Pix (Sydney)
  • Queensland Times (Ipswich)
  • Register (Adelaide)
  • Roshni (AIWC)
  • Singleton Argus
  • Smith’s Weekly
  • South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus
  • South Western Advertiser
  • Stri Dharma (Women’s Indian Association journal)
  • Sun (Sydney)
  • Sunday Times
  • Sydney Morning Herald (SMH)
  • Telegraph (Brisbane)
  • The Abo Call
  • Townsville Daily Bulletin
  • Tribune (Sydney)
  • Truth
  • WA Teachers’ Journal (also Bulletin)
  • Wellington Times
  • West Australian (Perth)
  • Windsor and Richmond Gazette
  • Women’s News (NFIW)
  • Workers’ Weekly
  • World Education Fellowship, NSW Section, News Bulletin


Conducted by authors

  • Clare Anderson, 2013, Heather Goodall
  • Lillon Bandler, email correspondence and meetings, Heather Goodall
  • Beverley Bates (née Langley), 1 September 2016, with Heather Goodall, Devleena Ghosh and Helen Randerson, audio recording and notes
  • Cathy Bloch, phone interview and email correspondence, Helen Randerson
  • Kit Edwards, 30 November 2017, interview with Heather Goodall, Hardy’s Bay, audio recording, notes and scans
  • Judith Emmett (née Mitchell), 2017, with Heather Goodall, phone conversations, letters
  • Helen Hambly, 1989, with Heather Goodall
  • Phyllis Johnson, 10 May 2007, Heather Goodall
  • Ruth Fink Latukefu, 3 September 2015, with Heather Goodall, audio recording, notes, photographs
  • Jean Lewis, email correspondence and meetings, Heather Goodall
  • Audrey McDonald, 2013, 2015, with Heather Goodall, notes, scans, letters
  • Marie and Ken Muir, November 2017, conversation with Heather Goodall, photograph identification, Pyrmont
  • Sarla Sharma, 28 November 2012; 14 February 2013; 18 January 2014, interviews with Devleena Ghosh, assisted by Heather Goodall, Subarta Singh and Helen Randerson, audio recordings, notes, photographs, scanned documents

Conducted by others

  • Faith Bandler, Interview, with Carolyn Craig, 2016, SLNSW:
  • Ruth Fink (Latukefu), Interview, April 2010, with April Garner, held in NLA
  • Former pupils Erskineville Public School, interviewed by Sean Macken, digital video, 10 February 2013
  • Kathleen Rachel Makinson, 1 March 1997, interviewed by Dr Ragbir Bhathal, Australian Women Scientists – Oral History Project, NLA
  • Queenie Symonds 1987, interviewed by Brenda Factor in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording]. Held NLA, (Session 1 of 2, 42:47–43:45)., accessed 15 October 2017


Australia. Royal Commission into British Nuclear Tests in Australia. Report of the Royal Commission into British Nuclear Testing in Australia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1985.

Mazumdar, Vina. ‘Women’s Participation in Political Life in India’. Report for UNESCO Meeting of Experts on Participation of Women, SS–83/CONF.620/8. Paris: UNESCO, 1983.

National Planning Committee of Congress (India). Woman’s Role in a Planned Economy, Report of the Sub-Committee (on women). Bombay: Vora, 1948. (Subcommittee set up in 1938 and submitted report 1940, not published until 1948.)

NSW Heritage Reports on 16–20 Rochford St and Children’s Library, Erskineville.


Aarons, Eric. ‘Remembering and Reflecting: 1956’, The Hummer 3, no. 10 (Winter 2003),

Allen, Margaret. ‘Eleanor Rivett (1883–1972): Educationalist, Missionary and Internationalist’. In Founders, Firsts and Feminists, edited by Fiona Davis, Nell Musgrove and Judith Smart, 45–63. Australian Women’s Archives Project. Melbourne: eScholarship Research Centre, University of Melbourne, 2011. Also at

Allport, Carolyn. ‘Left Off the Agenda: Women, Reconstruction and New Order Housing’. Labour History, no. 46 (1984): 1–20.

Australian Women’s Charter Conference. Australian Woman’s Charter, 1946–1949: Which Comprises the Resolutions Adopted by the Australian Women’s Charter Conference. Sydney: Australian Women’s Digest, no date, c. 1949.

Australian Women’s Conference. Australian Woman’s Charter, 1943: Which Comprises the Resolutions Adopted by the Australian Women’s Conference for Victory in War and Victory in Peace, November 19–22, 1943. Sydney: Australian Women’s Conference, 1943.

Bandler, Faith and Len Fox. The Time Was Ripe: A History of the Aboriginal-Australian Fellowship, 1956–69. Chippendale: Alternative Publishing Cooperative, 1983.

Banton, Michael. ‘UNESCO Statements on Race’. In Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Society, edited by Richard T. Schaefer, 1099–100. Los Angeles, London: Sage, 2008.

Barcan, Alan. Radical Students: The Old Left at Sydney University. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1998.

Benjamin, Rosemarie. ‘The Story of the Theatre for Children’. Typescript play, c. 1949, held online by Victorian Library,

Berger, Stefan and Sean Scalmer, eds. The Transnational Activist: Transformations and Comparisons from the Anglo-World since the Nineteenth Century. Palgrave Studies in the History of Social Movements. New York: Springer, 2017.

Blakeney, Michael. Australia and the Jewish Refugees, 1933–1948. London: Croom Helm Australia, 1985.

Brady, Anne-Marie. Friend of China: The Myth of Rewi Alley. Abingdon: Routledge Curzon, 2002.

Brehony, Kevin J. ‘A New Education for a New Era: The Contribution of the Conferences of the New Education Fellowship to the Disciplinary Field of Education, 1921–1938’. Paedagogica Historica 40, nos 5 & 6 (2004): 733–55.

Burgmann, Verity. ‘Rosa, Samuel Albert (Sam) (1866–1940)’. Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, published first in hardcopy 1988, accessed online 13 May 2016.

Campbell, Craig. ‘Education for Complete Living (1938)’. In Dictionary of Educational History in Australia and New Zealand, 18 March 2014.

Carter, Barbara. ‘The Peace Movement of the 1950s’. In Better Dead than Red: Australia’s First Cold War 1945–1959, edited by Ann Curthoys and John Merrit, 58–73. Sydney: Allen and Unwin, 1986.

Cavanagh, Michelle. Margaret Holmes: The Life and Times of an Australian Peace Campaigner. Sydney: New Holland Press, 2006.

Chanin, Eileen. ‘Hinder, Margel Ina (1906–1905)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, The Australian National University,, published online 2016, accessed 3 January 2019.

Clews, Christopher. ‘The New Education Fellowship and the Reconstruction of Education: 1945 to 1966’. PhD thesis, Institute of Education, University of London, 2009.

Cole, Anna, Victoria K. Haskins and Fiona Paisley. Uncommon Ground: White Women in Aboriginal History. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2005.

Coltheart, Lenore, ed. Jessie Street: A Revised Autobiography. Sydney: Federation Press, 2004.

Cunningham, K.S., ed. Education for Complete Living, the Challenge of Today: The Proceedings of the New Education Fellowship Conference Held in Australia, August 1 to September 20, 1937. Melbourne, London, Edinburgh: Melbourne University Press with Oxford University Press, 1938.

Curthoys, Ann. ‘Paul Robeson’s Visit to Australia and Aboriginal Activism, 1960’. In Passionate Histories: Myth, Memory and Indigenous Australia, edited by Frances Peters-Little, Ann Curthoys and John Docker, 163–84. Canberra: ANU E Press, 2010.

Curthoys, Barbara and Audrey McDonald. More than a Hat and Glove Brigade: The Story of the Union of Australian Women. Sydney: Union of Australian Women, 1996.

Cusack, Dymphna. A Window in the Dark. Edited by Debra Adelaide. Canberra: National Library of Australia, 1991.

Cusack, Dymphna. Foreword to Winifred Mitchell, 50 Years of Feminist Achievement: A History of the United Associations of Women. Sydney: United Associations of Women, no date, c. 1980.

Dalton, Les. ‘Politics of the Australian Peace Movement, 1930s to 1960s’. In Centre for Dialogue Working Paper Series, no. 2011/1. Melbourne: La Trobe University, 2011.

Damousi, Joy. Women Come Rally. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1994.

D’Aprano, Zelda. Kath Williams: The Unions and the Fight for Equal Pay. North Melbourne: Spinifex Press, 2001.

Davis, Lynne. ‘Jessie Street and War-Time Child Care’. Lilith 6 (1989): 33–49.

Day, Robert, Lucy Woodcock and Muriel Heagney. Are Women Paid Men’s Rates? Sydney: The Workers’ Trust, 1942.

Deery, Phillip. ‘The Sickle and the Scythe: Jack Blake and the Communist Party “Consolidation”, 1949–1950’. Labour History, no. 80 (2001): 215–23.

Deery, Phillip. ‘Menzies, the Cold War and the 1953 Convention on Peace and War’. Australian Historical Studies 34 (2003): 248–69.

Deery, Phillip. ‘Shunted: Ian Turner’s “Industrial Experience”, 1952–53’. The Hummer 4, no. 2 (2004): 18–29.

Deery, P. and D. Jordan. ‘Fellow-Travelling in the Cold War: The Australian Peace Movement’. In The Past Is Before Us. Refereed Proceedings of the Ninth National Labour History Conference, edited by Greg Patmore, John Shields and Nikola Balnave, 115–23. Sydney: Australian Society for the Study of Labour History and University of Sydney, 2005.

Deery, Phillip and Craig McLean. ‘“Behind Enemy Lines”: Menzies, Evatt and Passports for Peking’. The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs 92, no. 370 (2003): 407–22.

Docker, John. Australian Cultural Elites: Intellectual Traditions in Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1974.

Forbes, Geraldine. ‘The Politics of Respectability: Indian Women and the Indian National Congress’. In The Indian National Congress: Centenary Highlights, edited by D.A. Low, 54–97. Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Frances, Rae. ‘Authentic Leaders: Women and Leadership in Australian Unions before World War II’. Labour History 104 (2013): 9–30.

Freeze, ChaeRan Y. and Jay M. Harris, eds. Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia: Select Documents, 1772–1914. Lebanon, New Hampshire: Brandeis University Press, 2013.

Geetha, V. ‘Periyar, Women and an Ethic of Citizenship’. Economic and Political Weekly 33, no. 17 (1998): WS9–WS15.

Geetha, V. and S.V. Rajadurai. Towards a Non-Brahmin Millennium: From Iyothee Thass to Periyar. Kolkata: Samya Press, 2007.

Godden, Judith. ‘Rivett, Elsie Grace (1887–1964)’. Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, The Australian National University,, published first in hardcopy 1988, accessed online 18 November 2018.

Goodall, H. Invasion to Embassy: Land in Aboriginal Politics, 1770–1970. St Leonards: Allen and Unwin, 1996.

Griffin, Cheryl. ‘A Biography of Doris McRae, 1893–1988’. PhD thesis, Department of Education Policy and Management, University of Melbourne, 2005.

Griffiths, P. ‘Women and the Communist Party of Australia, 1920–1945’. Honours thesis, Macquarie University, 1998.

Groenewegen, Peter Diderik. Educating for Business, Public Service and the Social Sciences: A History of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Sydney, 1920–1999. Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2009.

Hartley, Marion. Asia Awakes: Return to India. Melbourne: Australian Peace Council. c. 1955.

Haskins, Victoria. One Bright Spot. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Hawkes, Jacquetta. Women Ask Why? An Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Nuclear Disarmament. London: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, 1962.

Hemmings, Ray. Children’s Freedom: A.S. Neill and the Evolution of the Summerhill Idea. New York: Schocken Books, 1973.

Henry, Margaret. ‘Flowering, Fading and Facing the Facts: World Education Fellowship in Queensland – 1970 to 2005’. New Horizons 114 (2007): 2–6.

Horne, Julia. ‘The “Knowledge Front”, Women, War and Peace’. History of Education Review 45, no. 2 (2016): 151–67.

Horner, Jack. Vote Ferguson for Freedom. Sydney: Australian and NZ Book Company, 1974.

Horner, Jack. Seeking Racial Justice: An Insider’s Memoir of the Movement for Aboriginal Advancement, 1938–1978. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004.

Hutchesson, George and Edna Hutchesson. Venture in Goodwill. Moonta, South Australia: published initially as a series of articles in the SA Farmer, 1955.

Irvine, R.F. The Midas Delusion. Adelaide: self-published, printed by Hassell Press, 1933.

Jacobs, Margaret. White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler Colonialism, Maternalism and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia 1880–1940. Lincoln: Nebraska. 2009.

Jennings, Rebecca. Unnamed Desires: A Sydney Lesbian History, Clayton, Vic.: Monash University Publishing, 2015.

Johnson, Audrey. Fly a Rebel Flag: Bill Morrow, 1888–1980. Ringwood, Vic.: Penguin, 1986.

Johnson, Penelope. ‘Gender, Class and Work: The Council of Action for Equal Pay and the Equal Pay Campaign in Australia During World War II’. Labour History, no. 50 (1986): 132–46.

Jordan, Douglas.Conflict in the Unions: The Communist Party of Australia, Politics and the Trade Union Movement, 1945–1960’. PhD thesis, Victoria University, 2011.

Jordan, Douglas. Conflict in the Unions: The Communist Party of Australia, Politics and the Trade Union Movement, 1945–60. Sydney: Resistance Books, 2013.

Kennedy, Priscilla. Portrait of Winifred West. Sydney: The Fine Arts Press, 1976.

Khandvala, Kapila. ‘Education, International Understanding and Peace’. In Education for International Understanding: Selected Addresses to the International Education Conference Held In Australia from 31st August to 12th October, 1946, edited by Rupert Best, 113–16. Adelaide: New Education Fellowship, 1948.

Kirkpatrick, Peter. The Sea Coast of Bohemia: Literary Life in Sydney’s Roaring Twenties. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1992.

Lake, Marilyn. ‘Feminism and the Gendered Politics of Anti-racism, Australia 1927–57: From Maternal Protectionism to Leftist Assimilation’. Australian Historical Studies 29, no. 110 (1998): (online).

Lake, Marilyn. Getting Equal: The History of Australian Feminism. St Leonards: Allen and Unwin, 1999.

Lake, Marilyn. Faith: Faith Bandler, Gentle Activist. St Leonards: Allen and Unwin, 2002.

Larsson, Yvonne. The World Education Fellowship: Its Origins and Development with Particular Emphasis on NSW, the First Australian Section. Working Paper 16. London: Australian Studies Centre, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, 1987.

Lawn, Martin. ‘Reflecting the Passion: Mid-century Projects for Education’. History of Education 33, no. 5 (2004): 505–13.

Lewis, Reba. Three Faces Has Bombay. Bombay: Popular Book Depot, 1957.

London School Masters’ Association. Equal Pay and the Teaching Profession. London: The Association, c. 1924.

McCallum, David. The Social Production of Merit: Education, Psychology and Politics in Australia, 1900–1950. London: Falmer Press, 1990.

McFarlane, B.J. ‘Irvine, Robert Francis (1861–1941)’. Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, The Australian National University,, published first in hardcopy 1983, accessed online 14 May 2016.

McIntyre, John. ‘Theatre For Children and the Freudian Influence – A Guest Posting’. Online at Christine Brest Vickers’ blog, Freud in Oceania, 2014.

McIntyre, John. ‘Rosemarie Benjamin and the Theatre for Children’, 2013.

Macintyre, Stuart. ‘Women’s Leadership in War and Reconstruction’. Labour History, no. 104 (2013): 65–80.

Mackinnon, Alison. Women, Love and Learning: The Double Bind. Bern: Peter Lang, 2010.

Mackinolty, Judy. ‘To Stay or to Go: Sacking Married Teachers’. In In Pursuit of Justice, edited by Judy Mackinolty and Heather Radi, 71–72, 140–147. Sydney: Hale and Iremonger, 1979.

McLeod, Julie. ‘Educating for “World-Mindedness”: Cosmopolitanism, Localism and Schooling the Adolescent Citizen in Interwar Australia’. Journal of Educational Administration and History 44, no. 4 (2012): 339–59.

McLeod, Julie and Katie Wright. ‘Education for Citizenship: Transnational Expertise, Curriculum Reform and Psychological Knowledge in 1930s Australia’. History of Education Review 42, no. 2 (2013): 170–84.

McNamara, Clarice. ‘Summer School of Leadership, Newport, NSW’. New Horizons, Autumn 1940, 15.

Madsen, Virginia. ‘Innovation, Women’s Work and the Documentary Impulse: Pioneering Moments and Stalled Opportunities in Public Service Broadcasting in Australia and Britain’. Media Information Australia 162, no. 1 (2016): 19–32.

Malherbe, E.G., ed. Educational Adaptations in a Changing Society: Report of the South African Education Conference held in Capetown and Johannesburg in July, 1934, Under the Auspices of the New Education Fellowship. Capetown-Johannesburg: New Education Fellowship, 1937.

Maynard, John. Fight for Liberty and Freedom. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2007.

Milner, Lisa. Swimming Against the Tide: A Biography of Freda Brown. Adelaide: Ginninderra Press. 2017.

Mitchell, Bruce. Teachers, Education and Politics: A History of Organisations of Public School Teachers in New South Wales. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1975.

Mitchell, Bruce. ‘Woodcock, Lucy Godiva (1889–1968)’. Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, The Australian National University,, published first in hardcopy 1990, accessed online 14 February 2012.

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Mitchell, Winifred. 50 Years of Feminist Achievement: A History of the United Associations of Women. Sydney: United Associations of Women, no date, c. 1980.

Moore, Deirdre. Survivors of ‘Beauty’: Memoirs of Dora and Bert Birtles. Sydney: Book Collectors Society of Australia, 1996.

Moore, T. ‘Australia’s Bohemian Tradition’. PhD thesis, History, SOPHI, University of Sydney, 2007.

Nelson, George and Robynne Nelson. Dharmalan Dana: An Australian Aboriginal Man’s 73-Year Search for the Story of His Aboriginal and Indian Ancestors. Canberra: ANU Press, 2014.

Newman, Sally. ‘Silent Witness? Aileen Palmer and the Problem of Evidence in Lesbian History’. Women’s History Review 11, no. 3 (2002): 505–30.

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Paisley, Fiona. Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women’s Pan-Pacific. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2009.

Paisley, Fiona. ‘The Spoils of Opportunity: Janet Mitchell and Australian Internationalism in the Interwar Pacific’. History Australia 13, no. 4 (2016): 575–91.

Palmer, Helen. An Australian Teacher in China. Sydney: Teachers’ Sponsoring Committee, NSW Peace Council, 1953.

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Symons, Beverley. ‘Muriel Heagney and the Fight for Equal Pay During World War Two’. The Hummer 3, no. 1 (Summer 1998–99): 1–13.

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Theobald, Marjorie and Donna Dwyer. ‘An Episode in Feminist Politics: The Married Women (Lecturers and Teachers) Act, 1932–47’. Labour History, no. 76 (1999): 59–77.

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Whitehead, K. ‘The Spinster Teacher in Australia from the 1870s to the 1960s’. History of Education Review 36, no. 1 (2007): 1–17.

Whitehead, K. ‘Exchange Teachers as “Another Link in Binding the [British] Empire” in the Interwar Years’. Social and Education History 3, no. 1 (2014): 1–24.

Whitehead, Kay and Stephen Thorpe. ‘The Function of Age and the History of Women’s Work: The Career of an Australian Teacher, 1907–1947’. Gender and History 16, no. 1 (2004): 172–97.

Whitehead, Kay and Judith Peppard. ‘Transnational Innovations, Local Conditions and Disruptive Teachers and Students in Interwar Education’. Paedagogica Historica 42, nos 1 & 2 (2006): 177–89.

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Woodcock, Lucy Godiva. The Lewis Case and You, April. Sydney: self-published with donations, 1956.

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