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Langley, Ruth Isobel

OAM

Summary

Ruth Langley was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to community health particularly through the Asthma Foundation of South Australia on 26 January 1990. During World War II she completed voluntary work at the Cheer Up hut and joined the SA Transport Service. A member of the Lyceum Club Langley also was involved with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Asthma Medical Foundation.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/alangley%2C+ruth/alangley+ruth/1,1,3,B/frameset&FF=alangley+ruth&2,,3 accessed 2004-04-19.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Address by Ruth Langley [sound recording], 3 February 1989, SRG 438/29/28; Langley, Ruth Isobel; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Interview with Ruth Langley [sound recording] Interviewer: Roxy Byrne, 16 June 1990, SRG 438/29/25; Langley, Ruth Isobel; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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