The Resource Photographs from United Aborigines Missions of the 1930s in South and Western Australia

Photographs from United Aborigines Missions of the 1930s in South and Western Australia

Label
Photographs from United Aborigines Missions of the 1930s in South and Western Australia
Title
Photographs from United Aborigines Missions of the 1930s in South and Western Australia
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Photographs of people and activities at United Aborigines Missions in South Australia and Western Australia. Subjects include: portraits of Aboriginal men, women and children; man working with warping loom; shearing sheep; children playing; flint tool; sailing; dormitory, hospital, school, and other mission buildings; laden camels - expedition to Warburton from Morgans; livestock; Graham Home; missionaries playing music to Aboriginal people; truck on raised platform; Daisy Bates' camp; burial ceremony; cemetery; feather head decoration; applying body paint for ceremonies; ceremonial board; sawing wood; loading tractor beside shed; man holding kangaroo; operating wireless machine; sending S.O.S. from stranded Warburton truck; school class; women weaving; digging grave; girl carrying coolamon; sheep in yard; truck laden with sacks; woman holding goanna; putting bread in oven; Baker Home; sawing weatherboards and sleepers - saw mill; campsites; corrugated iron sheds; scarification; train pulled up beside remote station; man playing harmonica; dental operation; butchering carcass; washing day; bone nose ornament; goats; shifting drift sand; ration day; lollies being distributed during a birthday; ceremonial totem; tea and sugar train; skeletal remains; initiate's head-dress; blue-tongued lizard; breakaway - 100 foot cliff; willy willy; boys sewing; sports; men with spears and spearthrowers
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mathews, Wallace H
Date time place
Ooldea, Nullarbor Plain, S.A., Coppermine Creek, Gnowangerup, Kellerberrin, Mount Margaret, Mount Morgans, Sunday Island, Warburton, W.A., c1931-1946
Information about documentation
Captions compiled by staff available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mathews, Wallace H.
  • Mathews, Arthur G.
Label
Photographs from United Aborigines Missions of the 1930s in South and Western Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Nancy; Lovely; Joyce; Arthur G. Mathews; Keith; Willie; Bert; Peter; Brogie; Mick; Karbie Dudyun; Tuny Bulgarna; Jim Yates; Rupert; Teddy Lee; Mr Wade; Charlie Jimmie; John; Hugh Street; Mr Coate; Mr Williams; Mr Faulkner; Mr Heggie; Ruth Street; Miss Cole; Dot Heggie; Donald; David; Lorna; Colin Mathews; Betty S.; Keith Mathews; Harrie and Mrs Green; Nardie; Daniel; Miss West
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
8 x 8 cm.
Extent
206 lantern slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Diana Williams;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Deed of Gift
  • Images D00027832-D00027834, D00027864, D00027941 (men only), D00027947 (sensitive), and D00027970 (men only) are restricted
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
MATHEWS.W01.DF (D00027776-D00027981)
Label
Photographs from United Aborigines Missions of the 1930s in South and Western Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Nancy; Lovely; Joyce; Arthur G. Mathews; Keith; Willie; Bert; Peter; Brogie; Mick; Karbie Dudyun; Tuny Bulgarna; Jim Yates; Rupert; Teddy Lee; Mr Wade; Charlie Jimmie; John; Hugh Street; Mr Coate; Mr Williams; Mr Faulkner; Mr Heggie; Ruth Street; Miss Cole; Dot Heggie; Donald; David; Lorna; Colin Mathews; Betty S.; Keith Mathews; Harrie and Mrs Green; Nardie; Daniel; Miss West
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
8 x 8 cm.
Extent
206 lantern slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Diana Williams;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Deed of Gift
  • Images D00027832-D00027834, D00027864, D00027941 (men only), D00027947 (sensitive), and D00027970 (men only) are restricted
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
MATHEWS.W01.DF (D00027776-D00027981)

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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