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In this interview Daisy Ingram speaks about her early experiences as a teacher before answering a call for teachers by the Methodist Overseas Mission. Her first post was at Otford, NSW, where she cared for and taught Aboriginal children evacuated from Croker Island, NT during the Second World War.
She describes living conditions at Otford. In 1946, she returned with the children to Croker Island. She discusses the trip back to Croker Island and living conditions on the Island. In 1951, she married Bob Ingram, the Mission carpenter. The Ingrams left Croker Island in 1954 to work on other missions in northern Australia, before settling in Tasmania.
The interview is available to listen to online. A timed summary and transcript are also available.
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05 September 2017
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