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Mina Wylie interviewed by Neil Bennetts [sound recording]
Bib ID 2614485
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Wylie, Mina, 1891-1984, Interviewee
 
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Description 1975 
1 tape reel (ca. 30 min.) : 3 3/4 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Summary

Wylie, an early women's swimming champion and Olympic silver medallist, speaks about the development of women's swimming in Australia; competing in 1912 Olympics in Stockholm and coming second to Fanny Durack; her family background; introduction of mixed bathing; women's swimming since 1920s; the tumble turn; going to America in 1920 with Fanny Durack; and election to the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Notes

Recorded in Sydney, New South Wales on 18 October 1975.

Also available online at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.oh-vn2614485

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 20 leaves) 
Subjects Wylie, Mina, - 1891-1984 - Interviews.  |  Swimming for women - Australia - History.  |  Swimming - Australia - History.  |  Swimmers - Australia - Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Bennetts, Neil, Interviewer

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