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  • Russell Oakes (1909-1952)

  • In the early 1930s Russell Oakes was a member of the Free-Lance Club, Sydney, which hosted a reading of his play 'As Between Gentlemen', 18 August 1931. Oakes was a member of the permanent army (Field Ambulance) and was stationed in Western Australia when the Second World War began. He returned to the eastern states and spent some time as an army instructor before going to New Guinea on active service. He wrote verse, short stories and plays for radio and stage.
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  • The Plays

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      Enduring as the Camphor Tree

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      Wool Gathering

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      The Voice of Jerome Keddle

  • Image Credits

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    Enduring as the Camphor Tree

    Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Tail of the Fox" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. Source


    woolgathering

    The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "December" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887 - 1922. Source


    The Voice of Jerome Kiddle

    Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Way down in old Indiana" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. Source

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