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Ada Beveridge

Ada Beveridge

Ada Beveridge MBE (1875-1964) leader of the Australian Country Women's Association

Adelaide Miethke

Adelaide Miethke

Adelaide Laetitia Miethke, (1881-1962) educator and second president of the National Council of Women of Australia

Aileen Elizabeth Lynch

Aileen Elizabeth Lynch

Aileen Elizabeth Lynch (1898-1983) was an Australian public servant and Women's Land Army state Superintendent.

Alice Berry c.1953

Alice Berry c.1953

Dame Alice Miriam Berry (1900-1978), president of the Associated Country Women of the World (1953), advocate for women and children in rural Australia

Alice Grant Rosman c.1935

Alice Grant Rosman c.1935

Alice Grant Rosman (1882-1961) South Australian-born novelist, journalist and magazine editor

Ariel Shearer

Ariel Shearer

Ariel Shearer (c1905-unknown), South Australian composer and classical pianist, choral liaison commissioner for Girl Guides, 1931

Beryl Bryant

Beryl Bryant

Beryl Bryant (1893-1973) American-born Australian actress and theatrical producer

Fifi Banvard

Fifi Banvard

Yvonne "Fifi" Banvard (1901-1962), Australian actress and theatre producer

Florence Anderson

Florence Anderson

Florence Anderson, (1871-1949) first women secretary of a trade union in Australia, equal pay advocate.

Freida Ruth Heighway c.1930

Freida Ruth Heighway c.1930

Dr Freida Ruth Heighway (1907-1963), Australian obstetrician and gynaecologist, first woman to graduate from University of Sydney with a medical degree

Grata Flos Greig, LL.B

Grata Flos Greig, LL.B

Grata Flos Greig, (1880-1958), Australian lawyer, the first woman to be admitted to practise as a barrister and solicitor in Australia.

Helen Blaxland

Helen Blaxland

Dame Helen Blaxland (1907-1989), Australian Red Cross worker, flower arranger and National Trust conservationist

Isabel Longworth

Isabel Longworth

Isabel Frances Longworth (1881–1961) was an Australian dentist and peace activist.

Jessie Cooper

Jessie Cooper

Jessie Cooper (1914-1993), first woman elected to South Australian parliament

Jim Russell & Mollie Horseman 1932

Jim Russell & Mollie Horseman 1932

Marie Compston "Mollie" Horseman (1911-1974), Australian cartoonist who drew "Pam" and "The Clothes Horse", with Jim Russell (1909-2001), who drew "The Potts"

Kate Isabel Campbell

Kate Isabel Campbell

Dame Kate Isabel Campbell, DBE, FRCOG (22 April 1899 — 12 July 1986) was a noted Australian physician and paediatrician.

Lillian Daphne de Lissa c.1915

Lillian Daphne de Lissa c.1915

Lillian Daphne de Lissa (1885–1967), Australian early childhood educator and educational theorist

Margaret Joan Spencer

Margaret Joan Spencer

Lt-Col Margaret Joan Spencer OBE (1912–1990), officer in the Australian Women's Army Service during World War II. Taken on her wedding day

Mary Durack

Mary Durack

Dame Mary Durack (1913-1994) Australian author and historian

Mary Smith c.1954

Mary Smith c.1954

Mary Smith, (1909-1989) psychologist, first woman in South Australia to stand for the Senate, taken c.1954

Mollie Horseman 1938

Mollie Horseman 1938

Marie Compston "Mollie" Horseman (1911-1974), Australian cartoonist who drew "Pam" and "The Clothes Horse"

Nola Barber

Nola Barber

Nola Isabel Barber OBE (1901-1985) Australian mayor and community worker

Queensland State Archives 3962 Portrait of Mrs WG Wells 8 July 1937

Queensland State Archives 3962 Portrait of Mrs WG Wells 8 July 1937

Portrait of Mrs WG Wells. (Photograph for passports. Wife of Mr WG Wells, Director of Cotton Culture Walton Garrett Wells, Date of Birth 18 September 1892 Appointed Government Cotton Specialist 10 November 1922)

Roberta Jull c.1929

Roberta Jull c.1929

Roberta Henrietta Margaritta Jull (née Stewart) (1872-1961) Scottish-born medical doctor practised in Western Australia

Ruby Davy

Ruby Davy

Ruby Davy (1883-1949) Australia's first women Doctor of Music, pianist, teacher and composer

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SLNSW 28321 Dads Cookies
SLNSW 822091 9 Miles 1902
StateLibQld 1 68999 Demonstration of Austerity Cooking, Albert Hall Brisbane, 1942

StateLibQld 1 68999 Demonstration of Austerity Cooking, Albert Hall Br...

Demonstration of Austerity Cooking, Albert Hall Brisbane.

StateLibQld 1 73855 Victoria Barracks girls with the only dog to enter the Barracks, Brisbane, 1945

StateLibQld 1 73855 Victoria Barracks girls with the only dog to enter...

Victoria Barracks girls with the only dog to enter the Barracks, Brisbane, 1945. The dog has a special collar which grants him access to the barracks. The girls pictured are from left: Misses Kate Kasey, Beryl ... More

"'A souvenir of today at Cudgewa 25.10.16.' It looks something like a Red Cross meeting, but it's just the normal state of patriotic girls during the Great War." - Cudgewa, Victoria, 25 October 1916 - (4658773615)

"'A souvenir of today at Cudgewa 25.10.16.' It looks something like a ...

Photgraph: A souvenir of today at Cudgewa 25.10.16.' It looks something like a Red Cross meeting, but it's just the normal state of patriotic girls during the Great War." - Cudgewa, Victoria. Find more detailed... More

Pedestrians on George St, ca. 1900, from Frederick Danvers Power - photonegatives, 1898-1926 - Frederick Danvers Power (2965637928)

Pedestrians on George St, ca. 1900, from Frederick Danvers Power - pho...

Format: Glass photonegative Notes: Amateur photographer Frederick Danvers Power had a concealed detective camera, which he used to snap these women crossing Martin Place at George Street, with the Post Office ... More

Phyllis Danaher, 1929

Phyllis Danaher, 1929

Phyllis May Danaher (1908-1991), Australian dancer, choreographer, ballet and dance teacher and examiner

StateLibQld 1 76034 Myrtle Brannigan, an usherette at Wintergarden Theatre, Ipswich, ca. 1936

StateLibQld 1 76034 Myrtle Brannigan, an usherette at Wintergarden The...

Myrtle Brannigan, an usherette at Wintergarden Theatre, Ipswich, ca. 1936 Apparently usherettes at the Wintergarden Theatre dressed the part for films being shown at the time. Myrtle is dressed to suit the film... More

StateLibQld 2 174095 Campbell sisters in 1937

StateLibQld 2 174095 Campbell sisters in 1937

Campbell sisters in 1937 Marian and Morag Campbell, two of the daughters of George Peter Campbell.

Henrietta Drake-Brockman

Henrietta Drake-Brockman

Henrietta Drake-Brockman (1901-1968), Australian novelist, playwright and journalist

Young people enjoying a day at the beach, ca. 1938 (3841385316)

Young people enjoying a day at the beach, ca. 1938 (3841385316)

Photographer: Unidentified Location: Queensland, Australia View this image at the State Library of Queensland: http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/116435 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collec... More

Ethel Godfrey

Ethel Godfrey

Ethel Godfrey was one of the first four women to be registered and practice dentistry in Victoria, Australia