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Margaret Gallagher and Terry Gallagher interviewed by Rob Willis in the Child migrants oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2366683
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Gallagher, Margaret, 1942-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2001 
2 digital audio tapes (100 min.) 
Series

Child migrants oral history project

Summary

Margaret, orphan and British child migrant, speaks of being placed in Barnardo's Home in England, how she was fostered out during World War II but later returned to Barnardo's, her dispatch to Australia to be placed at Barnardo's Home in Burwood, her feeling while she was held in this institution and the discipline required, how realistic was her life education and how she coped with institutional living. Terry speaks of the impact on family life caused by Margaret's early life.

Notes

Recorded by Olya Willis.

Recorded on Jan. 2, 2001 at Woy Woy, N.S.W.

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 46 leaves) 
Subjects Gallagher, Margaret, 1942- -- Interviews.  |  Gallagher, Terry -- Interviews.  |  Dr Barnardo's (Organization)  |  Dr. Barnardo's in Australia.  |  Immigrant children, British -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Orphans -- Care -- Great Britain.  |  Immigrant children, British -- Institutional care -- Australia.  |  Immigrant children, British -- Family relationships.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Olya, Interviewer  |  Gallagher, Terry, Interviewee

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