Curtin, John (1885-1945)

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Curtin, John Joseph (1885-1945)
Curtin, John Joseph Ambrose (1885-1945)
Field of activity
Prime Minister; Politician; Clerk; Union organiser; Journalist
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John Curtin (1885-1945), prime minister and journalist, was born on 8 January 1885 at Creswick, Victoria, eldest of four children of Irish-born parents John Curtin (1854?-1919) and his wife Catherine (Kate)...

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  1. [Recordings of speeches by Prime Minister John Curtin]
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Sound : 1939-1944 ]
    At WA State Library
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  2. Letters
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Unpublished : 1928-1941 ]
    At WA State Library
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  3. [Speech by Prime Minister John Curtin to the Australian people on the declaration of war with Japan, 8 December 1941]
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Sound : 1941 ]
    At WA State Library
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  4. Papers of John Curtin
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Unpublished : 1942 ]
    At National Library
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  5. Letters
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Unpublished : 1907-1910 ]
    At National Library
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  6. [Address by Prime Minister John Curtin to the Houses of Parliament of Canada]
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Sound : 1944 ]
    At WA State Library
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  7. [Speeches by Prime Minister John Curtin]
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Sound : 1939-1942 ]
    At WA State Library
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  8. Australia and the war : Labor's standpoint / <speech by John Curtin> ; issued by the Australian Labor Party
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Book : 1939 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  9. In his own words : John Curtin's speeches and writings / edited and narrated by David Black
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Book, Audio book : 1995-1998 ]
    At 47 libraries
    In his own words : John Curtin's speeches and writings / edited and narrated by David Black
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  10. Documents, photographs and printed speeches
    Australia. Parliament
    [ Unpublished : 1943-1944 ]
    At National Library
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  1. [Recordings of speeches by Prime Minister John Curtin]
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Sound : 1939-1944 ]
    At WA State Library
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  2. Letters
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Unpublished : 1928-1941 ]
    At WA State Library
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  3. John Curtin
    Studio Ten
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    At FremantleCityLibrary
    John Curtin
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  4. [Speech by Prime Minister John Curtin to the Australian people on the declaration of war with Japan, 8 December 1941]
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Sound : 1941 ]
    At WA State Library
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  5. John Curtin : Prime Minister of Australia : 1941-1945
    [ Book ]
    At City of Perth
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  6. [Biographical cuttings on John Curtin, former Prime Minister, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  7. [Operation Newsreel in-house compilation : John Joseph Curtin 1885-1945]
    National Film and Sound Archive (Australia)
    [ Video : 1995 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  8. John Curtin's legacy: Leading Australia from War to Peace - Exhibition
    Curtin University of Technology
    [ Article ]
    At RUSI Victoria
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  9. John Curtin : an atypical Labor leader
    Beazley, Kim E
    [ Book : 1972-2017 ]
    At ANU Inst Rep
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  10. Papers of John Curtin
    Curtin, John, 1885-1945
    [ Unpublished : 1942 ]
    At National Library
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  1. Curtin, Elsie, (CBE) (1890-1975)
    Community Worker;
    ... Curtin, Elsie (1890-1975) ... , settling in Hobart. She met John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia, 1941-1945), the newly-appointed ... John Curtin School of Medical Research. Elsie was also a guest at The Lodge during Prime Minister ...
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  2. Curtin, John J.
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  3. Curtin, J., (John)
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  1. In the intestate estate of John Curtin, late of Goolgumbla station, Jerilderie, labourer, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 28 May 1913 [Issue No.82] p 3372

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the intestate estate of John Curtin, late of Goolgumbla station, Jerilderie, labourer, deceased ... 58 words
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  2. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Wm. John Joseph Curtin, of Berrima Gaol, warder, late of West Maitland, hotelkeeper.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 13 January 1893 [Issue No.22] p 254

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... ,948) in Bankruptcy. Be Wm. John Joseph Curfcin, of Berrima Q-aol, warder, late of West Maitlana ... 68 words
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  3. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the Will of John Curtin, late of Sydney, in the Colony of New South Wales, freeholder, deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 13 December 1861 [Issue No.279] p 2678

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the Will of John Curtin ... Honorable Court, in its Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, by John Egan, of Sydney aforesaid, grocer, and Denis O ... 111 words
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  1. John Curtin
    Studio Ten
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    John Curtin
  2. John Curtin Statue
    Bauer, Alison
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    John Curtin Statue
  3. John Curtin
    [ Photograph : 1935 ]
    John Curtin
  4. John Curtin sitting in front of a B ...
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    John Curtin sitting in front of a BBC microphone
  5. Portrait of John Curtin, Prime Mini ...
    Australian News ...
    [ Photograph : 1941-1945 ]
    Portrait of John Curtin, Prime Minister of Australia, 1941-1945 / Australian News and Information Bureau
  6. ALP Federal and State members of Pa ...
    [ Photograph : 1945 ]
    ALP Federal and State members of Parliament and Trade Unionists marching in funeral procession of late Prime Minister John Curtin
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    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2000 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    John Curtin
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  2. John Curtin: letters and life
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2000 ]
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  3. John Curtin Memorial Lecture
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2002 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    John Curtin Memorial Lecture
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  4. John Curtin
    [ Video : 2001 ]
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  1. Western edge [John Curtin Gallery, 6 October-8 December 2006] / [curator, Simon Dewez ; text by Jock Clough, Simon Dewez, Jeanette Hacket]
    Clough, Jock
    [ Map : 2006 ]
    At 3 libraries
    Western edge [John Curtin Gallery, 6 October-8 December 2006] / [curator, Simon Dewez ; text  by Jock Clough, Simon Dewez, Jeanette Hacket]
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  2. Oosterdeel van Oost Indien / door Arnold Colom
    Colom, Arnold, 1624-1668
    [ Map : 1658 ]
    Languages: Dutch
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    At WA State Library
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  3. [Wahroonga subdivision plans]
    [ Map : 1887-1962 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
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  1. John Curtin Memorial Lecture, 1972, Canberra
    Dunstan, Don
    [ Published : 1972 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At Flinders University
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  2. "Curtin, Australia and Now", John Curtin Memorial Lecture, 1972, Canberra (ANU Press)
    Dunstan, Don
    [ Published : 1972 ]
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    At Flinders University
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  3. Speech by Bob Hawke for launching appeal for the John Curtin Centre, Curtin University
    [ Unpublished : 1991 ]
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    At UniSA Archives
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  1. John Curtin Centre newsletter
    John Curtin Centre
    [ Periodical : 1990-1998 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  2. John Curtin Centre news (1996)
    John Curtin Centre
    [ Periodical : 1994-1996 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  3. John Curtin Research Centre
    John Curtin Research Centre
    [ Archived website, Periodical : 2010-2020 ]
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    At 2 libraries
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  4. John Curtin
    [ Periodical : 1900-2020 ]
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  1. John Curtin
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    At WhitehorseManning
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  2. John Curtin Gallery, 98 - 08 / text by Ted Snell ; foreword by Jeanette Hacket ; edited by Vashti Innes-Brown, Christopher Malcolm and Pauline Williams
    Curtin University of Technology
    [ Conference Proceedings : 2009 ]
    At 5 libraries
    John Curtin Gallery, 98 - 08 / text by Ted Snell ; foreword by Jeanette Hacket ; edited by Vashti Innes-Brown, Christopher Malcolm and Pauline Williams
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  3. Curtin, John
    [ Microform, Book : 1942 ]
    At Flinders University
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  4. John Joseph Ambrose Curtin
    [ ]
    At WhitehorseManning
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  1. PACIFIC WAR MR. CURTIN'S ASSURANCE AVOIDING STALEMATE EMPIRE PREMIERS AGREE
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Tuesday 9 May 1944 p 3 Article
    ... PACIFIC WAR MR. CURTIN'S ASSURANCE AVOIDING STALEMATE EMPIRE PREMIERS AGREE CANBERRA, May 8. ... Minister (Mr Curtin said in his London broadcast, which was rebroadcast in Australia today. While ... 1429 words
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  2. THE VIEWS OF LABOUR.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 20 May 1933 p 6 Article
    ... THE VIEWS OF LABOUR. (By J. Curtin.) At the request of the West Australian branch of the Australian ... 1586 words
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  3. PERSONAL VICE-REGAL
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Tuesday 30 March 1943 p 2 Article
    ... J. Curtin (Prime Minister) at Government House, Canberra, yes-terday.         ... 84 words
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  1. John Curtin
    John Curtin
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  2. John Joseph Curtin
    John Joseph Curtin
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    John Joseph Curtin
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