The city bushman’s apologist [14 February 1896]

[Editor: This review of In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses (by Henry Lawson, 1896) was published in Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic.), 14 February 1896.] The city bushman’s apologist.* A glance at Mr. Henry Lawson’s volume of verse just published, in very good style, by an Australian firm, reminds the reader […]

Dame Mary Gilmore [10 February 1937]

[Editor: This article about Mary Gilmore was published in The Sydney Mail, 10 February 1937.] Dame Mary Gilmore Among the honours which were announced last week, none was more rightly earned or more generally approved than the Dame Commandership of the British Empire bestowed upon Mrs. Mary Gilmore, poetess, author, and social worker. Dame Mary […]

The white man’s flag [by Mary Gilmore, 22 April 1920]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in the “For Worker Women” column (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Australian Worker (Sydney, NSW), 22 April 1920.] The white man’s flag. An issue or two ago I used strong images and direct language in some verse under the heading, “Song of the Anti-White.” I did […]

How will this affect us? [by Mary Gilmore, 6 May 1909]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in the “Our Women’s Page” column (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Worker (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 6 May 1909.] How will this affect us? “The Times” (London) of March 5 has the following item: “INDIAN EMIGRATION TO CROWN COLONIES. “The Secretary of State for India has nominated […]

The race and the alien [by Mary Gilmore, 16 April 1908]

[Editor: This article by Mary Gilmore was published in “A Woman’s Column” (“Conducted by Mary Gilmore”), in The Worker (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 16 April 1908.] The race and the alien. Last week I sent in a quoted article from the “Australasian” on this subject. I made no alterations, and practically no cuts, in order that […]