What shall we do with our girls? A personal narrative concerning The Amazons - The First Ladies Fire Brigade Armidale, Australia.
Merilyn Childs, Associate Professor of Digital Futures, Australian Institute of Digital Futures
University of Southern Queensland, Queensland.
 The title of this paper is drawn from an article written by Captain J.T.A Webb to the Armidale Chronicle 9/11/1901, p.4, which he began by asking “What shall we do with our girls”? See Attachments.
Captain Minnie Webb, Captain of the Amazon's Ladies Fire Brigades c 1901-1903. Courtesy: UNE Archival Collection, Armidale.
|Article about the Amazons ladies Fire Brigades, 1901.|
The Schmutter women - members of the Amazons Ladies Fire Brigades. (Note, this video needs to be remade, enjoy the pictures!)