- Danger on our shores: The white slave trade in 20th century NZ
Danger on our shores: The white slave trade in 20th century NZ
Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020, 12:10pm to 1pm
Cost: Free event
Location: Programme Rooms, Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon, Wellington
Contact details: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz
Part of the Connecting to collections series
Hear about the unsavoury history of sex trafficking through the first decade of the 20th century.
Unsavoury history of sex trafficking
This talk will uncover the unsavoury history of sex trafficking through the first decade of the 20th Century. Track its passage through South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, all the way to merry old England, where one brave kiwi risked everything to come back to her family.
About the speaker
Lenette Breytenbach is a Digitisation Assistant for Archives New Zealand, and has recently celebrated their first anniversary with the organisation. They are a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington's Master of Museum and Heritage Practice programme, and a trained paleopathologist.
Connecting to Collections
This talk is part of the Connecting to Collections series. Talks will usually be held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month Februrary to November.
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