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Significant Individuals: Caroline Chisholm
In this virtual excursion, you will learn more about this determined woman who changed the lives of many through her problem solving, philanthropy and charitable works.
Follow her journey across continents and uncover the characteristics which enabled her to succeed in a society ruled by men. A woman of vision with a can-do attitude, she was responsible for establishing the Female School of Industry for the Daughters of European Soldiers in Madras and the Female Immigrants home in Sydney. She even set up an employment agency in Australia!
Using collection items from the State Library collections, students will explore life in early Sydney and engage in interactive activities and discussion.
This is a story that will inspire you!
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: State Library NSW
Date & Time
09-Aug-2021 12:30PM + Google Calendar + iCal Export
Live Event - Scheduled
Please notify us of any cancellation at least 48 hours beforehand, to enable another school to fill your place.
Terms and Conditions
This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW.
Joining The Event
Technology and Materials Requirements
This virtual excursion will be held online via Zoom. You will be sent the link to join with your booking confirmation.
If you have any queries please contact the provider
Name: Learning Services
Phone: (02) 9273 1778
Email: [email protected]