Ordinary objects can tell extraordinary stories.
The Invisible Farmer collection is a dynamic grouping of objects and images that highlight the diverse histories of women in agriculture in South Australia. The collection consists of both historical and more contemporary objects and images that are held in community collections, museums and history groups, or by individuals and families. An 'Invisible Farmer Object' may be anything that tells a womens farming story, from any period of time and from any part of the state. The collection is growing as more communities and individuals become involved.
This collection was created to compliment the larger study undertaken Australia wide researching women on the land. Link below to the Invisible Farmer website.
That sounds like an intriguing project Adrienne, perhaps you could do something for the History Festival?
That sounds like a wonderful record Lesley,
We'd love to hear more.
I would love to write some songs based on this collection.
My mother is now deceased but I have oral history tales and photos of my mother , who post discharge from the WAAF , and married worked on the marital small farm in the Adelaide Hills.
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