Hard Labour Seminar

  • Wednesday 8 September 2010
  • 2–3.30pm
  • Conference Centre
  • State Library Victoria
  • Entry 3, La Trobe Street
  • Melbourne, Victoria

Presented by the State Library Victoria and the Australian Women's Archive Project, Hard Labour is a seminar that focuses on working women in the State Library's collections.

Speakers:

Anne Burrows, Genealogy Librarian at the State Library, will tell the story of women's work through the collections.

Christine Eid, State Library Creative Fellow, will describe her research on Victoria's female taxi drivers.

Dr Dorothy Wickham, historian, will talk about women on the Victorian goldfields.

Dr Nikki Henninham, Executive Officer of the Australian Women's Archive Project (AWAP), will discuss AWAP's latest projects.