• Article

"We ask for bread and are given stone": The Girls Industrial School, Parramatta, 1941-1961

Publication Resource Details

  • In

    Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society

  • Author

    Quinn, Peter

  • Publication Date


  • Volume


  • Number

    2 October

  • Page Numbers


  • Description

    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.

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