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metadata.territorywomen.dc.title: Barbara James
Name: James, Barbara, 1943-2003
Date of Death: 2003-03-31
Place of Birth: Holdrege (Neb.)
Date of Birth: 1943-01-01
Place of Death: Darwin
Cultural heritage: American
Occupation: Journalist
Historian
Author
Activist
Editor
Biographical notes: Barbara was born in Holdredge, Nebraska in the United States of America in 1943. In 1960 she arrived in Darwin working in a variety of occupations such as a journalist, historian, author, activist, advocate and editor. Barbara wrote 13 books including "No Man's Land" which explored the contributions of women in the Northern Territory. She also received a number of awards including 2001 NT Heritage Award, the 2000 NT Literary Essay Awards and the Chief Minister's Women's Achievement Award in 1999.
Honours and Awards: Chief Minister's Womens Achivevement Award 1999
Northern Territory Literary Essay Awards 2000
Northern Territory Heritage Award 2001
Related link: PictureNT : Barbara James at a book launch
Australian Women's Register : Barbara James (1943-2003)
2003 Recipients of the Tribute to Northern Territory Women : Barbara James
Related Materials: James, Barbara. No man's land :women of the Northern Territory, Sydney : Collins Australia, 1989. NTC 994.29 JAME
James, Barbara. Darwin's Hotel Victoria : its life and legends, Darwin : Northtype Pty : for Tumminello Holdings, 1990. NTC 994.295 JAME
James, Barbara. Occupation, citizen : the story of Northern Territory women and the vote (1894-96), Darwin : Barbara James, c1995. 324.623 JAME
Wilson, Helen J. and Barbara James in association with Mickey Dewar. 'Fit for the gentler sex' : a social and site history of the settlement of Port Darwin and its environs, a commemoration of the contribution women have made to the Territory. Darwin : Northern Territory Women's Advisory Council, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 1997. NTC 994.295 WILS
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