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Aaron Briggs interviewed by Norm O'Connor in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1115920
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Briggs, Aaron, 1899-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 196? 
1 tape reel (26 min.) ; 3 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents Mr. Aaron Briggs, singing: 1. 'Dying stockman,' incomplete, 2. 'Jacky, Jacky,' incomplete; 3. Interview: timber mill barges, catching fish and ducks, Governor Rice, how the Aboriginals farmed their land, conditions of Aboriginals' work and life, confiscation of land by the government, Namatjira; Singing: 4. 'A sentimental song', incomplete. 
Notes

Part of a collection of recordings and related material collected during the 1950s and 1960s by Norm O'Connor and others for the Folk Lore Society of Victoria.

Singing and conversation.

Transcript unavailable.

Recorded in Barmah, Vic. (?)

Also available online via the Internet at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.oh-vn1115920

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Aboriginal Australians - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Songs and music.  |  Folk songs, English - Australia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria

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Details Collect From
ORAL TRC 2539/70
Copy: Recording
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
ORAL TRC 2539/70 (summary)
Copy: Summary
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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