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Meals on Wheels is Big Job for Crippled Woman

A look at the work of elderly disabled woman Doris Taylor, the founder of Meals on Wheels.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 90 | Year : 1956 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Elderly woman Doris Taylor in motorised wheelchair down street. Joining woman in corrugated iron nissen hut with sign for Meals on Wheels. Inside hut, women in uniform preparing meals and putting into vacuum flasks. Women out of car into house where man in bed, serve him soup and plate of meat and vegetables. Elderly lady Mrs. Fisher paying money for meal served in her house. Miss Taylor in bed on telephone. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 22714 | 3 mins 18 secs | 1950s | Norwood, SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |