The Australian Abo Call (National : 1938)
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The Australian Abo Call was the first Aboriginal-focused publication printed in Australia. There were a total of six issues, all published in 1938. It was written and edited by John (Jack) Patten, co-founder of the Aborigines Progressive Association and featured news gathered by Patten on his travels through Eastern Australia, and from correspondents nation-wide. The newspaper's tagline was "The Voice of the Aborigines".See the full Wikipedia entry
- The Australian Abo call : the voice of the Aborigines.
- Sydney, N.S.W. : J.T. Patten, 1938.
- 6 v. : ill. ; 45 cm.
- Caption title.
Edited by J. T. Patten, president of the Aborigines Progressive Association.
Also available online and on microfilm. Online issues available via the "Digitised newspapers and more". Address as at 17/1/12:
- Life Dates
- No. 1 (Apr. 1938)-no. 6 (Sept. 1938)
- Also Titled
- Abo call
- Australia New South Wales Sydney
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