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Evelyn Helena PARKER

Born: 12 October 1907

Died: 28 September 1993

Special Achievements:

1975 - First woman Mayor in Western Australia (Subiaco Council).  In 1976 she was Citizen of the Year.

Additional Information:

She was a Justice of the Peace.  In 1977 she received an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.  In 1975 she was named Western Australia's Citizen of the Year.  In 1986 she became a Freeman of the City of Subiaco.  In 1990, the Evelyn H Parker Library was named in her honour.


Resources

  • References

    Hunt, Lynne & Trotman, Jan (Janina) & Edith Cowan University (2002).  Claremont Cameos:  Women Teachers and the Building of Social Capital in Australia.  Edith Cowan University, Perth, W.A.


  • Image - Evelyn H. Parker, Subiaco City Councillor, 6 March 1963

    Sourced from the collections of the State Library of Western Australia and reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, 115639PD


  • Image - Miss E.H. Parker, Subiaco City Council, 20 October 1954

    Sourced from the collections of the State Library of Western Australia and reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, 127211PD


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 1

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_1


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 2

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_2


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 3

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_3


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 4

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_4


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 5

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_5


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 6

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_6


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 7

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_7


  • Audio - Interview with Evelyn Helena Parker Mayor of Subiaco / by Gail O'Hanlon Part 8

    State Library of Western Australia, reproduced with the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia.

    State Library of Western Australia, slwa_b1827522_8