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The Resource Freedom ride : a freedom rider remembers, Ann Curthoys

Freedom ride : a freedom rider remembers, Ann Curthoys

Label
Freedom ride : a freedom rider remembers
Title
Freedom ride
Title remainder
a freedom rider remembers
Statement of responsibility
Ann Curthoys
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Background to, and story of, the 1965 Freedom Ride, a bus tour of mainly white university students organised by Student Action for Aborigines through a number of New South Wales towns; aim was non violent demonstration against discrimination and a survey of Aboriginal people on Aboriginal attitudes, European attitudes, living conditions, health, occupations and incomes, schooling and education; Aborigines Welfare Board; mixed media, local (white and Aboriginal) and national reactions to student actions; meetings and demonstrations at Walgett, Moree, Bowraville, Kempsey; visits to other towns; results of Ride; follow up actions; varying judgements on the effects of the Ride, lead to prominence of Charles Perkins as an Aboriginal leader; participants' background and life since the Ride
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
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1945-
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Curthoys, Ann
Dewey number
994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Perkins, Charles
  • Healey, Patricia
  • Spigelman, James
  • Student Action for Aborigines
  • Returned Services League of Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Political activists, Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Curthoys, Ann
Label
Freedom ride : a freedom rider remembers, Ann Curthoys
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Winner of the Stanner Award for 2003
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 313-316
Control code
000023711983
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 329 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9781864489224
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
Freedom ride : a freedom rider remembers, Ann Curthoys
Link
Publication
Note
  • Winner of the Stanner Award for 2003
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 313-316
Control code
000023711983
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 329 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9781864489224
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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