17. THE WPA PROTESTED AGAINST THE COST OF LIVING 25. THE WPA GREW BEYOND VICTORIA 27. WOMEN'S PEACE ARMY LEAFLETS
FIRST WORLD WAR WOMEN
working for peace in Melbourne 1914-1919
PROLOGUE === 10. === 12. THEY OPPOSED WHITE AUSTRALIA
11. 'I DIDN'T RAISE MY SON TO BE A SOLDIER'
We have been forbidden by the military authorities
to sing or make use of the song
“I didn’t raise my son to be a soldier.”
Nevertheless to say,
the women will still continue to sing it,
if they feel so inclined.
Woman Voter 23 December 1915 from
Papers of Sam Merrifield, MS, State Library of Victoria
=== 12. THEY OPPOSED WHITE AUSTRALIA ===