HerStory

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May BROWN

Additional Information:

Pioneer of Northern Territory. Owned The Victoria Hotel in Darwin in 1920s


Resources

  • References

    Nugent, Maria.  (2002).  Women’s Employment and Professionalism in Australia:  Histories, Themes and Places.  Canberra, ACT:  Australia Heritage Commission, p. 67.
    OLD PLAYFORD CLUB HOTEL
    “Built in 1889, it was the first hotel in Pine Creek.  …  May Brown bought the hotel in 1927 and had a number of publicans managing the hotel for her.  This included Grace Davies.  …”