A letter from the Managing Editor of THE WEST AUSTRALIAN to V.E. Strickland (Shirley Strickland's mother) rejecting Mr Strickland's complaint about the treatment of Shirley by the paper. The letter notes: 'In our files there is not a single reference suggesting that Miss Strickland is a communist'. The associated envelope carries a pencilled, handwritten inscription, 'West Aust/Reported in/Russia'.
H: 205 W: 130mm (H: 8 1/16 W: 5 1/8")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
26 May 1953
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.