Summerfield, Rose (1864 - 1922)
- Activist, Feminist, Socialist and Trade Unionist
- Alternative Names
- Cadogan, Rose
Rose Summerfield, was a women's organiser in the Australian Workers Union. She abandoned her state socialist politics, becoming disillusioned both by the Labor Party and the Australian Socialist League. She moved to New Australia in 1899.
See Mark Hearn 'Rose Summerfield's Gospel of Discontent: a Narrative of Radical Identity in Late Nineteenth Century Australia'
See Mark Hearn, 'Summerfield, Rose Anna (1864 - 1922)', Australian Dictionary of Biography Online.
Created: 13 December 2004, Last modified: 22 May 2015