In response to Mitchell’s appeal, Middleton visited the Pilbara in April 1955 and established the Pilbara Native Society. His report indicates that, despite the poverty of the group, children were well cared for and given some schooling. (The first page of his report is missing.)
Middleton Establishes the Pilbara Native Society
Stan Middleton to Bill Hegney, Report of visit to the Pilbara, 29 April 1955, SROWA 1954/0204/39-41.