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Domestic single work   poetry   "The great need in dealing with the girls"
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Domestic
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Notes

  • Epigraph:

    The stories of Aboriginal women domestic servants cannot be told enough. They illuminate a deeply-rooted racist facet of Australia’s history. They tell of the trials tribulations and triumphs amidst the backdrop of oppression.

    – Jackie Huggins, White Apron, Black Hands , 1994

  • Epigraph:

    Girls of tender age and years are torn away from their parents ... and put to service in an environment as near to slavery as it is possible to find.

    – Australian Aborigines Progressive Association, 1928

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