Clarke, Patricia: Jennie Scott Griffiths: a Texas-born red ragger

Patricia Clarke

Jennie Scott Griffiths: a Texas-born red ragger‘, NLA Unbound: the National Library of Australia Magazine, June 2017

A biographical article on this feminist and anti-conscription campaigner during Australia’s Great War. She was an indefatigable worker in radical causes from 1913 to 1921 and also had ten children.

There is a longer version of this article here in ISAA Review, 2016. See also this post drawing upon the work of Victoria Haskins. There is an Australian Dictionary of Biography entry on Griffiths. Here’s a poem by her from 1917.

Dr Patricia Clarke is a writer and historian. She is the author of 12 books, including a biography of feminist Eilean Giblin.

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