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Digital Photograph - Performer Jill Stevens, Women on Farms Gathering, Tallangatta, 1993 Image Reg. No: MM 91595

Summary:
Digital photograph depicting singer-songwriter Jill Stevens at the Women on Farms Gathering, Tallangatta 1993. Jill is a Melbourne-based geologist and environmentalist who composed the theme song, 'Aussie Women Farmers, We are One' especially for the Tallangatta Gathering. Jill led the song each time it was sung throughout the weekend, which promoted a special bond between all the women. Jill, whose mobility is restricted to a wheelchair, heard about the Gathering through ABC radio.

'We came here to this gathering of farming women proud,
For we had the need to tell our women's stories right out loud.
We came to tell of love and hope at home, our struggles and despair.
And were given strength and friendship, as we laughed and cried and shared.'

-First verse of 'Aussie Women Farmers, We Are One'.
Description:
Colour Digital Photograph.
Description Of Content:
Jill Stevens, singer/songwriter, pictured outside at the Women on Farms Gathering,Tallangatta, April 1993.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: politics, agriculture, rural life, gender issues, globalisation, work, rural women, women on farms gatherings
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, 1993 Tallangatta - 'Aussie Women Farmers: We Are One!', 1993 Tallangatta WoFG
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: Stevens, Jill.
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; JPEG
Date & Place Depicted: Tallangatta, Victoria, Australia, 2 Apr 1993-4 Apr 1993

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