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Francis James interviewed by Stewart Harris [sound recording]
Bib ID 258049
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
James, A. F. P. (Alfred Francis Phillip), 1918-1992, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use from Mr James' executor. 
Description 1992 Jan. 30 - Mar. 5 
3 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips., mono. ; 7 in. 
Summary

Francis James, journalist, speaks of his parent's marriage; religion; his father; boyhood escapade in Cessnock; his father's occupational change; school days and teachers in Sydney; his brothers; Fort Street High School; staff; transport to school; his father's occupational change; Glebe flat; catching tram; travel passes; the depression; Hammond Hostels; his father's phone conversation with Bertram Stevens; Sir Samuel Walder; his father helps unemployed person; lodgers; Bill Humphries; Fort Street; Pollard, physics teacher; incident on tram; opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge; rescue of flags episode; Goulburn High School; being editor of school magazine; suspension; Mr Harkness; Canberra Grammar School; W. John Edwards; the Russian gardener; Harold White; Duke of Gloucester's Canberra visit; Isaac Isaacs; bomb incident; Whitlam and divinity prize; expulsion from Canberra Grammar; League of Nations; RAAF; Point Cook medical; Hugh Poate; father's episode in army hospital; RAAF selection interview; F.M. Bladin; referees; RAAF; incident with Group Captain Delarue.

Notes

Recorded at Mr James' home in Sydney, N.S.W.

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available: (35) leaves. 
Subjects James, A. F. P. - (Alfred Francis Phillip), - 1918-1992 - Interviews.  |  James, A. F. P. - (Alfred Francis Phillip), - 1918-1992 - Childhood and youth.
Other authors/contributors Harris, Stewart, 1922-1994, Interviewer

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