y Elsie Bohning : The Little Bush Maid selected work   correspondence   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1990 1990
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* Contents derived from the Darwin, Darwin area, Northern Territory,: Northern Territory Library Service , 1990 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Untitled, Elsie Bohning , 1990 single work correspondence
Young Elsie writes excitedly to her parents, who were spending time in Darwin away from the family farm, about having a letter published, and about Christmas preparations, cooking and the daily happenings at home on the farm.
(p. 1)
Children of the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1922 single work correspondence
Young Elsie describes the enjoyable events that took place at the birthday party of a family friend.
(p. 1-2)
In the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1923 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid extols the pleasures of country living.
(p. 2)
Untitledi"From the land of lonely places,", Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work poetry From the Never Never (p. 3)
Note: Poem is incorrectly listed as appearing in Northern Territory Times and Gazette on 1 February, 1924. Correct date of publication in newspaper is 29 January, 1924.
Mustering in the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid describes the adventure of cattle mustering.
(p. 5)
Notes from the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid describes the joy the wet season brings to cattlemen, and informs readers that she and her family will soon be taking a trip into the 'heart' of Australia.
(p. 5-6)
Notes from the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid describes a seven hundred mile cattle-droving expedition she participated in.
(p. 6)
Untitledi"I am travelling down the O. T. Line and I'm a drover's hand", Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work poetry extract (p. 6)
Overland with Cattle : Wonderful Territory Girl : Through the Poison Patch : Deadly Fuschia Bush, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid describes her adventures droving a mob of cattle and a flock of goats with her father through the Northern Territory.
(p. 7-8)
500 Miles with Cattle, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
While Little Bush Maid and her father stay at the station of a family friend during a cattle drive, she takes a great interest in the water resources of the area and how they are located.
(p. 8-10)
A Day's Work on a Station, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid describes her family's daily routine on the station, including the various chores carried out by each member.
(p. 10-11)
Notes from the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid expresses her dissatisfaction with government bungling and dismissiveness of the Territory.
(p. 11-12)
Notes from the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid informs readers of the exploration for artesian water currently being conducted on her family's property. She also deplores the situation which sees private ownership of bores along stock routes, and struggling cattlemen being forced to pay for water for their stock.
(p. 12-13)
The Racei"We saddled up to have a race", Elsie Bohning , 1924 single work poetry humour (p. 14)
From the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1925 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid discusses the disappointment of workers striking salt water when digging a bore, but also their folly in continuing to persevere in the hope of finding fresh water. A more pleasant subject for her is the anticipation of having company join the family at the station for Christmas.
(p. 14)
From the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1925 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid discourses on the importance of water in the outback, as well as informing her readers of recent happenings at the family homestead.
(p. 15-16)
Notes from the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1925 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid protests against claims made by a southern politician, Birtles, that Aborigines in the Northern Territory are starving, particularly during the wet season, as she describes the abundance that the wet season brings forth from the land.
(p. 16-17)
Notes from Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1925 single work correspondence
'Today should be a red letter day', claims Little Bush Maid, 'a new era is dawning, Motor transport for the N. T.' , and she predicts that about ten years hence, camels will be valueless as motor transport will supersede them.
(p. 17-18)
Notes from the Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1925 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid relates some of the reasons why she delights in bush life, and also informs readers of the recent weather and its effects at the homestead.
(p. 18-20)
Notes from Never Never, Elsie Bohning , 1925 single work correspondence
Little Bush Maid offers her views on the likely outcome of the upcoming Northern Territory election, and reflects on the previous election.
(p. 20-21)

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