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The Market in Babies: Stories of Australian Adoption

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

FRONTISPIECE Jan Kashin, The Warrior Princess (2004)

3.1

Children in state care at the Melbourne Orphanage, Brighton, [ca. 1920 – ca. 1930]

3.2

Group of children outside Magill Orphans’ Home, near Adelaide, South Australia, 1922

3.3

Matron with children, Ngala Mothercraft Home and Training Centre, South Perth, 1970–1979

3.4

Salvation Army Brigadier Eva Stone, matron of The Haven, with one of her unwanted charges, c. 1968

3.5

Poster advertisement, Methodist Babies’ Home, 1946

3.6

Babies on offer, Methodist Babies’ Home, 1930s

3.7

‘Mission to Mansion’: A Melbourne family with their adopted Aboriginal children, c. 1958

3.8

Two women wanted this baby

4.1

Winners of the Australian Women’s Weekly ‘Happy Mother and Baby’ contest, October 1963

4.2

‘Elizabeth’

4.3

International Women’s Day march, Brisbane, 1994

4.4

Women’s Day march, Sydney, 11 March 1995

4.5

Judith Hendriksen

5.1

Orphan boy Henri H. Tovel being loaded into a sack to be smuggled to England and Australia, March 1919

5.2

Orphaned children at Don Chua Orphanage, Gia Dinh Province, Saigon, September 1967

5.3

Australian soldiers filming at An Phong Orphanage, Vung Tau, South Vietnam. April 1970

5.4

One of the first two South Vietnamese orphans to come to Australia, in January 1968

5.5

Preparing for the second RAAF airlift of Vietnamese orphans to Australia, Tan Son Nhut airfield, Vietnam, 17 April 1975

5.6–5.8      

Vietnamese orphans in ‘Operation Babylift’ arrive at Mascot, Sydney, April 1975

5.9

Prime Minister Gough Whitlam with 7-month old Don Hy Vong, at Sydney’s North Head quarantine station, 6 April 1975

5.10

A war orphan from Vietnam starts school in Australia, 1970

5.11

Indigo Williams Willing and Jen Fitzpatrick, 14 August 2005

The Market in Babies: Stories of Australian Adoption

   by Marian Quartly, Shurlee Swain, Denise Cuthbert