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Daphne Willmott interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3602980
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Willmott, Daphne, 1918-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2005 
1 sound file (ca. 29 min.) 
Series

Rob Willis folklore collection

Technical Details

Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web. 

Summary

Folkloric recording. Daphne Willmott, born 1918 in Dwellingup, WA., speaks about her family background; growing up on a water starved property; working on the farm; the daily chores; recreation; singing; the local dances; being taught to dance by her brother; bush musicians; brief description of the dance 'The Lancers'; suppers, making coffee; her marriage in the late 1930's; her husband working in the mill town of Banksiadale, WA. where they lived for 26 years; the Depression not having a noticeable effect on her family; her husband, working on the trains; his retrenchment after the fire at the mill; Country Women's Assoc. (CWA); community spirit; home remedies, the treatment for boils; the 'Flirtation Barn Dance'; the Balls held; the girls leaving Banksiadale for Perth due to lack of work.

Notes

Recorded with Olya Willis.

Recorded on October 29, 2005 at Perth, W.A.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Willmott, Daphne, - 1918- - Interviews.  |  Rural women - Western Australia - Interviews.  |  Banksiadale (W.A.) - History.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Olya, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5484/48
Copy: Recording
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
ORAL TRC 5484/48 (summary)
Copy: Summary
Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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