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New South Wales - Publications Details

Journal Article

Quinn, Peter
"We ask for bread and are given stone": The Girls Industrial School, Parramatta, 1941-1961
Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
vol. 75, no. 2 October, 1989, pp. 158-172

This article is an account of life in Parramatta Girls Industrial School that includes descriptions of the culture and relationship developed by the girls inside, and details abuses and protests.


Related Publications


  • New South Wales. Child Welfare Advisory Council. Delinquency Committee, A report on the Girls' industrial school, Parramatta, N.S.W. : A study in the principles and practices of child welfare administration, made by the Delinquency committee of the Child welfare advisory council, N.S.W., Tenison-Woods, Mary, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1945, 110 pp. Details