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Bromham, Ada (1880 - 1965)

Born
20 December 1880
Gobur, Victoria, Australia
Died
15 March 1965
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Aboriginal rights activist, Feminist, Political candidate and Temperance advocate
Website
http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070428b.htm

Summary

Ada Bromham spent her long life as a campaigner for the rights of women, children and Aboriginal people. She stood for parliament on two occasions; once in 1921 for the Western Australian Assembly and again in 1941 for the seat of Unley in the South Australian Parliament. She was a member and office bearer of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union from 1925 until her death in 1965. She was a member also of the Women's Service Guilds, which was affiliated with the Australian Federation of Women Voters.

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • [Biographical cuttings on Ada Bromham, member of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, containing one or more cutting from newspapers or journals], 1920? - 2000, BIOG; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

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