Vonda Stanley's collection of early Australian bush poems

About Lesbia Harford

Congenital heart defect made her life exhausting and short.  

Lesbia died at age 36.  Her family name was Keogh.

She was one of the first women graduates in law from Melbourne University.

She was a member of a radical labour movement known as 'the wobblies' and chose to work as sweated labour in textile and clothing factories.

Lesbia Harford b.1891

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