Joyce Hudson and Eirlys Richards were at FX from 1967 to 1983. The photos are all taken during that period. Joyce and Eirlys worked with the Summer Institute of Linguistics and lived at UAM. Their work was to study Walmajarri, make a dictionary, teach people to read and translate some of the Bible. To do this they spent time getting to know the culture and language of the Walmajarri people. For a period of time Eirlys cooked for the hostel and provided care at the medical clinic, and Joyce did administrative work for the mission.