HerStory

Hazel Clarence GOLDER

Born: 29 March 1894

Died: 1984

Special Achievements:

1930s - Ran one of the first guest houses in Alice Springs, named "The Bushman's Rest."  It was in an area situated between Shell Todd and Murray Neck's Video Shop.

Additional Information:

Hazel Golder's weatherboard five-room 'guesthome' was situated at the top end of Todd Street.  During the 1930's she provided meals and a bed for travellers and station owners.  She sometimes catered for up to forty at a time with people sleeping in the yard on summer nights.
Prior to coming to town, Hazel had worked for Mrs Bailes at Bloods Creek, serving meals to travellers up the track.  She had later worked at Mrs Meyers' boarding house before a station owner who had built a house in town offered Hazel the chance to run it as a guesthouse and tearooms.


Resources

  • Image - Hazel Golder

    NPWHF


  • References

    "'Lovely old lady' dies, aged 90."  newspaper unknown, date unknown:  page unknown.


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    Now I can tell you I'm 70.  newspaper unknown, date unknown:  page unknown.


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    'Round the Town.  newspaper unknown, date unknown:  page unknown.