Mary Booth

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First name: Mary

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Last name: Booth

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Dr Mary Booth, a Sydney welfare worker founded the Women's Club 1901, the Soldiers' Club 1915, the Centre for Soldiers' Wives and Mothers 1915 and the Anzac Fellowship of Women 1921

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Military parade, Macquarie Street, Sydney
A birthday treat(y) signals a short-lived period of world peace

Being an ardent pacifist I was delighted to discover that the Treaty of Versailles was signed on 28 June – my birthday!  An examination of the souvenir programme, Victory Celebrations (Signing of Peace), revealed a route  that was to pass in front of the original Mitchell Library.  Further searching of the Library’s collections revealed this magnificent photo of the event.

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