President Patten addresses conference on Aboriginal Day of Mourning 1938

Caption in magazine:  President Patten (right) reads resolution, 'We, representing the ABORIGINES OF AUSTRALIA ... on the 150th Anniversary of the whitemen's seizure of our country, HEREBY MAKE PROTEST against the callous treatment of our people ... AND WE APPEAL to the Australian Nation of to-day ... for FULL CITIZEN STATUS and EQUALITY WITHIN THE COMMUNITY'.

From the collections of the
(Man Magazine, March 1938) (Mitchell Library))