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Helen Haenke Helen Haenke i(A15248 works by) (birth name: Helen Joyce Petherbridge)
Also writes as: Winkle ; Inglewick
Born: Established: 9 May 1916 Wickham, Hamilton - Mayfield area, Newcastle, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 7 Dec 1978 Ipswich, Ipswich area, South East Queensland, Queensland,
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Helen Haenke was born in Wickham, New South Wales, and spent a large portion of her life in Ipswich, Queensland with her husband Willis Haenke and their three daughters. Haenke engaged with the local community through her creative faculties by holding recitals, putting on plays, and editing a women's business magazine. 

Haenke was recognised for her creativity from a young age. She studied painting in the 1940s, and went on to write poetry, short stories, plays, and a collection of autobiographical letters. Haenke died of cancer in 1978, aged 62. (Source: Australian Dictionary of Biography). 

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Known archival holdings

National Library of Australia (ACT)
Playscripts University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library (QLD)
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