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Stephanie Martin interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1335928
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Martin, Stephanie, 1935-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1995 
1 sound cassette (ca. 49 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Women of the land oral history project

Summary

Martin speaks of her farming background, her school years in Adelaide, the changes during WWII with local concentration camps for the Germans and Italians, her acquisition of a farm in Marananga, learning her farm management skills from helping her father, her current management of a piggery, her involvement in the Australian Farm Management Society, her expansion into other farms and their own line of fine-wool sheep, her involvement in wool-classing, her concern for the land as families are bought out by big business and replaced by professional managers.

Notes

Preservation, working duplicate and cassette copies made.

Part of a collection of 33 interviews with rural women for the book "Women of the land".

Project conducted in association with the Australian Broadcasting Commission.

Has accompanying photograph.

Recorded at Greenstock, S. Aust. on 25 February 1995.

DCM record; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 21 leaves) 
Subjects Martin, Stephanie, - 1935- - Interviews.  |  Women in agriculture - Australia.  |  Rural women - Australia - Social conditions.  |  Rural women - Australia - Interviews.  |  Swine - Housing - South Australia - Greenstock Region.  |  Sheep ranchers - South Australia - Greenstock Region - Biography.  |  Greenstock Region (S. Aust.) - Biography.
Other authors/contributors Bowden, Ros, Interviewer  |  Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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