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Anne Gilfillan interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2636527
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Gilfillan, Anne, 1926-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1995 
1 sound cassette (ca. 60 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Women of the land oral history project

Summary

Anne Gilfillan speaks of her farming background, her childhood (a combination of school and helping on the farm), her violin lessons, their domestic arrangements, the choice of farming as a career, the effect of World War II on the farm, the 1945 drought, 1940s and 1950s farming practices, her marriage, combining raising children and helping with the farm work, women farmers and general lack of recognition, Rural Women's Award, agricultural politics, coping and learning after her husband's death, the bank manager's reaction, the farm management course, current arrangements for working the farm, being financially organised.

Notes

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

Project conducted in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Has accompanying photograph.

Recorded at "Hazelton", near Tarlee, S.A., on Saturday, 25 February 1996.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 22 p.) 
Subjects Gilfillan, Anne, 1926- -- Interviews.  |  Women in agriculture -- Australia.  |  Rural women -- Australia -- Social conditions.  |  Rural women -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Tarlee Region (S.A.) -- Biography.
Other authors/contributors Bowden, Ros, Interviewer  |  Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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