Working to promote, preserve and produce labour, political, and working class history
Readers’ Research Interests
Dr. Verity Burgmann, School of Humanities, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC. 3217: a book on the Wobblies in Australia and a book ‘In our time: Socialism and the rise of labour 1885-1905’, George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
Rowan Cahill, Lot 4, Tulloona Avenue, Bowral, N.S.W. 2576: a biography of Rupert Lockwood.
Dr. Noeline Kyle, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, N.S.W. 2500: Two books: Her Natural Destiny: the history of female education in New South Wales, 1788-1984, New South Wales University Press, and Family History Sources in Australia, Methuen, Australia, 1985.
Richard Raxworthy, 1/20 North Street, Marrickville, N.S.W. 2204, Tel: 569 0582: Current work: The Unreasonable Man – the Life and Times of Dr. J.C.C. Bradfield; and an oral history on Union Leaders. Two other oral history projects, Sydney Harbour Bridge Builders, and Australians at Work – Tram and Bus Workers, are still only available on indexed unedited and edited tapes in library folders. When time is appropriate (and funds are available) it is hoped to produce transcripts and books of these, and to extend the series to other trades and professions. A lifetime job which started while researching and writing The Proud Arch: The Story of Sydney Harbour Bridge, with David Ellyard for Channel 10 and Bay Books, for the 50th anniversary of the Old Coathanger.