Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland interview with Tom Aikens by Jim Beatson, 25 Sep 1974

Beatson, Jim Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland interview with Tom Aikens by Jim Beatson, 25 Sep 1974. (Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland : an explanation of the anti-Communist vote in the 1951 referendum)

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Creator Beatson, Jim
Title Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland interview with Tom Aikens by Jim Beatson, 25 Sep 1974
Open Access Status Other
Recording Date 1974-09-25
Year available 2016
Contributor Aikens, Thomas, 1900-1985
Series Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland : an explanation of the anti-Communist vote in the 1951 referendum
Type audio/wav
Original Format 1 sound cassette (1 hr., 15 min., 09 sec.) : analog, 2 track.
Duration 1 hr., 15 min., 09 sec
Language eng
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Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland : an explanation of the anti-Communist vote in the 1951 referendum interviews were conducted by Jim Beatson in 1974 for his history thesis.

Titled "Communism and public opinions in Queensland 1939-1951 : an explanation of Queensland's vote in the 1951 anti-communist referendum", the thesis was presented for the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History, at the University of Queensland by James (Jim) Beatson (1974).
Keyword Beatson, Jim
Communism -- Queensland
Queensland -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945
Queensland -- Politics and government -- 1945-1965
Aikens, Thomas, 1900-1985
Statesmen -- Queensland
Additional Notes Thomas (Tom) Aikens was born on the 28 April 1900, at Hughenden, Queensland. He was active in local government, becoming an Alderman for Townsville City Council 1936-49 and Deputy Mayor 1944-49. He was also Secretary of the ALP Cloncurry branch for various periods during 1933-1940 and expelled from ALP 1940/‚Äč41 for supporting Medical Aid to Russia Committee. He became the Labor member for Mundingburra 1944-1960 and Townsville South 1960-1977. He died at Townsville in 1985. (Information from Trotter, Alex (1970). Tom Aikens, MLA (Record number: 591411). John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland)

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