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Caulfield Ladies' Benevolent Society (1930 - 1986)

From
1930
Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
To
1986
Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
Occupations
Welfare organisation

Summary

The Caulfield Ladies' Benevolent Society was established in August 1930 when the decision was made to form separate societies for St Kilda and Caulfield in an attempt to meet the increasing demand for welfare in the area as a result of the effects of the Great Depression. It operated under the administrative umbrella of the Victorian Association of Benevolent Societies and its predecessors. Mary Armstrong was the inaugural president.The Society held weekly meetings to deal with cases and a fortnightly business meeting.

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Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Caulfield Ladies' Benevolent Society Minutes, 1935 - 1972, 87/131; Caulfield Ladies' Benevolent Society (1930 - 1986); The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Rosemary Francis

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