Bread and roses : her story / Sonja Davies.
By: Davies, Sonja.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Masterton, N.Z. : Australia and New Zealand Book Co. ; Fraser Books, 1984Description: 309 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 090862008X (pbk.).Subject(s): Davies, Sonja, 1923-2005 | Labour unions -- New Zealand -- Officials and employees -- Biography | Women -- New Zealand -- Biography | Davies, Sonja -- 1923- | Davies, Sonja, 1923- | Autobiography -- Sonia Davies | Labour leaders -- New Zealand -- Biography | Women legislators -- New Zealand -- BiographyDDC classification: 92
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Includes index. -The autobiography of Sonja Davies, this volume offers an account of her numerous personal setbacks, including the death of the father of her first child, years spent in and out of hospital combating TB and the death of her son. She describes how, in the face of such disasters she became the president of the NZ Association of Child Care Centres and the first woman elected to the executive of the Federation of Labour.
Includes chapters on life in Mariri, Nelson and Motueka and her role in the Nelson Railway protest 1955
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