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Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 May O'Brien
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A short biography abour May )'Brien who was awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year's Honout List in 1978 for her services to Aboriginal Education.


  • Includes portrait of May O'Brien.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Some Aboriginal Women Pathfinders : Their Difficulties and Their Achievements Some Aboriginal Women Pathfinders Margaret J. Beeson , Adelaide : W. C. T. U. , 1980 Z1470148 1980 selected work biography

    The author writes 'about some of the Aboriginal women who have battled against prejudice and discrimination, against apathy of Christian people, and against disregard by governments; and who have, by corage and determination, made an honorable place for themselves in the ommunity. The W.C.T.U. of Australia accords to them the respect and commendation which are their due.' (Source: page 6)

    Adelaide : W. C. T. U. , 1980
    pg. 23-26
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