Open. This oral history interview is available to hear and the transcript can be viewed at the State Library of Western Australia.
[From the State Library of Western Australia]
[This interview includes Jean Duncan's recollections of] working with the House of Mercy for unmarried mothers, later called the Alexandra Home in 1949; involvement with mothercraft training; fundraising; the opening of N'Gala; involvement with the management; and the first matron, Beryl Grant; development of South Perth; market gardens; Mends Street shopping facilities; ferry and tram transport; involvement in the establishment of the Day Care centre opened in 1972. Includes outline of child health course at N'Gala Mothercraft Home and Training Centre.
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26 February 2021
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