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My One Bright Spot

  • Victoria K. Haskins

Abstract

Outside the glass-panelled door standing open to a fine new house on Highlands Avene, Pymble, set proudly on the hillside of a bushland of turpentines, elms, giant gums and great oaks, their leaves turning gold, a trim, pleasant-faced woman in her early fifties stood knocking. No answer. She gave a puzzled look at the young, neatly dressed Aboriginal girl standing beside her, and called into the long, high-ceilinged hallway.

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Bright Spot Aborigine Protection Diary Entry Domestic Service Minute Book 
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Notes

  1. 6.
    Judith Rollins, Between Women: Domestics and Their Employers (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1985), 157.Google Scholar
  2. 11.
    Raymond Evans, ‘A Gun in the Oven: Masculinism and Gendered Violence’, in Kay Saunders and Raymond Evans, eds. Gender Relations in Australia: Domination and Negotiation (Sydney: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992), 203.Google Scholar

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© Victoria K. Haskins 2005

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