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Memorial Plaque - Women on Farms Gatherings, Ouyen, 27-29 Mar 1998 Object Reg. No: HT 2503

Summary:
Memorial to past committee members of Women on Farms Gatherings. This was initiated by the Ouyen Gathering in 1998, and since then has been displayed in a prominent place at each Gathering.

The women acknowledged on the plaque include: Eileen Patricia (Pat) Hall, Sea Lake 1991; Kathleen (Kath) Paynter, Swan Hill 1995; Rhonda Weatherhead, Warragul 1990; Muriel Dick, Warragul 1990 & 1999.
Description:
Polished cross section of mallee stump with small carved single furrow plough at the top. Brass plates have been secured to the surface - see Inscriptions for details.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Victorian Women on Farms Gathering, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 590 mm (Height), 540 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agriculture, rural victoria, rural life, work, community groups, community organisations, gender roles, rural women, women on farms gatherings, farming information
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Women on Farms Gathering Collection, 1998 Ouyen WoFG, 1998 Ouyen - 'Women of the Land', Women on Farms Gathering - Memorial Plaque
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Community Activity - Women on Farms Gathering
Tertiary Classification: plaques
Inscriptions: Centre top plaque reads: 'Women on farms Gatherings/ In memory of/ Past committee members'.
Separate plaques reads: 'Eileen Patricia (Pat) Hall/ Sea Lake 1991'; 'Kathleen (Kath) Paynter/ Swan Hill 1995'; 'Rhonda Weatherhead/ WARRAGUL 1990'; 'Muriel Dick/ Warragul 1990 & 1999'.
Lower plaque reads: 'Memory board initiated by/ Ouyen W.O.F.G. 1998'.
Commissioned By: Ouyen Women on Farms Gathering Organising Committee, Ouyen, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1998
Person Named: Eileen Hall - Ouyen Women on Farms Gathering Organising Committee, North East, Victoria, Australia, 1998
Person Named: Kathleen (Kath) Paynter - Swan Hill Women on Farms Gathering Organising Committee, Swan Hill, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, 1998
Person Named: Rhonda Weatherhead, Warragul, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 1999

Date to be confirmed - the additional names were added over a period of years after the initial names in 1998.
Person Named: Muriel Dick - Warragul Women on Farms Gathering Organising Committee, Warragul, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 2003

To be confirmed. The addition of this plaque was possibly organised for the Yarram Gathering in 2003.

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