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dc.contributor.editorBrogan, Theclaen
dc.coverage.spatialGarden Pointen
dc.descriptionPublished to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Roman Catholic mission at Garden Point (Pularumpi) on Melville Island begun in 1940; consists of stories mostly from the early days, prepared by people who were taken to the mission as children in the 1940s and by some of the staff of the mission in the early days; includes evacuation to Melbourne in 1942 and return in 1945, conditions at the mission, dormitory life, education, recreation including hunting, bush trips and football.en
dc.description.tableofcontentsEarly days at the mission at Garden Point / J. Pye -- Mission 1940-1945 / E. Bennett -- Gifts from the skies / L. O'Dwyer -- Arrivals at Garden Point; daily life / Sister Elsie, Mick Cussen, Marie Gardner, Thecla Brogan -- How Leon Gregory go the name "Foxie" / Luke S Morcom -- Ada's story / Ada Bailey -- Faye's story / Faye Gavenlock -- Happy days at Garden Point / Barbara Tippolay -- Evacuation 1942 / Eileen Ryan -- The first months / Sister Antoninus -- Harold Anderson / Luke S. Morcom -- Some of the boys / Jack Cusack -- Memories of Garden Point 1956-1964 / Sister Christopher Cleary -- Garden Point grows up / Peter Brogan -- Melville Island song / words by Sister Mary Annunciata.en
dc.format.mediumx, 85 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.en
dc.publisherHistorical Society of the Northern Territoryen
dc.subjectMelville Islanden
dc.subjectCatholic Churchen
dc.subjectAboriginal Australiansen
dc.titleThe Garden Point Moben
dc.title.alternativeStories about the early days of the Catholic mission and the people who lived there, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the missionen
dc.rights.holderHistorical Society of the Northern Territoryen
dc.description.notesMade available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).en
dc.contributor.corpauthorHistorical Society of the Northern Territoryen
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