Book, War and the Woman; Sister A B Parry; J. H. Down; 1939; B841

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Book, War and the Woman

About this object

Wartime handbook on air raid precautions written particularly for Australian housewives, comprises 66 pages with illustrations, by Sister A. B. Parry, Commander of the Order of St John. Also contains forewords written by: W. M. Hughes, Minister for External Affairs in the Commonwealth of Australia; Ada Beveridge, President Country Women's Association, Sydney NSW, 20/1/'39; Lyle Buchanan, Colonel, A.A.M.C. 20/1/'39; and Alan Brooksbank, Box Hill Victoria, 20th January, 1939.

Alan Brooksbank's foreword states: '..."War and the Woman" is written by an experienced Australian nurse for Australian women. It is frank, fearless and faces reality with a high resolve to make the best of unfortunate circumstances. It fills a great gap in our literature of essential information, and I commend it to Australian girls and women as a work well worthy of their thoughtful study in peace time and as an inseparable companion during a war...'

Maker

J. H. Down

Maker Role

Printer

Maker

Sister A B Parry

Maker Role

Author

Date Made

1939

Place Made

Sydney

Place Notes

43 Middle Street, Kingsford

Medium and Materials

Paper, ink

Measurements

209mm L, 139mm W

Subject and Association Keywords

Wars

Credit Line

Donor: Mrs Kerle

Object Type

Handbooks

Object number

B841

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