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Drovers oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2008486
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access conditions set by each interviewee for research use, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2000- 
< 140 > interviews. 
Summary

A set of interviews with mainly drovers conducted by Bruce Simpson with the assistance of Bill Gammage recording the speech and terminology particular to bush life in 20th century Australia. The interviewees tell personal and family histories, relate yarns of bush life and give detailed information about practices associated with looking after stock.

Notes

Interviewers, Bruce Simpson and Bill Gammage.

Recorded from July 8, 2000 at various locations.

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

Subjects Droving - Australia - Anecdotes.  |  Drovers - Australia - Interviews.
Occupation Drovers.  |  Stockmen.
Other authors/contributors Simpson, Bruce (Bruce Forbes), 1923-, Interviewer  |  Gammage, Bill, 1942-, Interviewer

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