Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland interview with Bill Thornton by Jim Beatson, 24 Sep 1974

Beatson, Jim Communism and public opinion in postwar Queensland interview with Bill Thornton by Jim Beatson, 24 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 Bill Thornton by Jim Beatson, 24 Sep 1974
Open Access Status Other
Recording Date 1974-09-23
Year available 2016
Contributor Thornton, Bill
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., 03 min., 28 sec.) : analog, 2 track.
Duration 1 hr., 03 min., 07 sec
Language eng
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Formatted Abstract/Summary
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
Thornton, Bill
Additional Notes Bill Thornton was the organiser of the Catholic Social Action Movement 1946-1966. In 1974 he was the State President Federated Clerks Union and was prominent 'Industrial Grouper' throughout period. (Information from Beatson, J. (1974). Communism and Public Opinion in Queensland, 1939-1951 : An Explanation of Queensland's Vote in the 1951 Anti-communist Referendum)

Date of interview from Jim Beatson's thesis.

Document type: Audio Document
Collection: UQ Library - Digitised Materials - open access
 
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