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George Fry interviewed by Bruce Simpson and Bill Gammage in the Drovers oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 3720804
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Fry, George, 1922-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2006 
1 sound file (ca. 67 min.) 
Series

Drovers oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

George Fry, born near Clermont, Qld. (1922) discusses the history of Clermont; his family; his childhood and living conditions; his schooling; the timber industry; horse teams; saw mills; cattle station work; cattle breeds; mustering wild cattle; dehorning cattle; stock feed and fattening; droving; droving camps; camp cooking and camp ovens; dogs; cattle rushes; river crossings; breaking-in cattle and horses; branding and cross branding; stock horses; pack horses and wagonettes; draft horses; horse breeds; horse breeding and culling; horse training and handling; horse and droving equipment; rough riding; hazards and injuries; notable horsemen and cattlemen; Indigenous stockmen; WWII; military service; livestock transport using trucks and trains; mining (1974); managing sale yards and show grounds; concluding remarks.

Notes

Recorded on June 14, 2006 at Clermont, Qld.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 52 leaves) 
Subjects Fry, George, - 1922- - Interviews.  |  Drovers - Australia - Interviews.  |  Droving - Australia - Anecdotes.  |  Droving - Australia - Biography.  |  Cattle drives - Australia - History.
Other authors/contributors Simpson, Bruce (Bruce Forbes), 1923-, Interviewer  |  Gammage, Bill, 1942-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5675/22
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Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
ORAL TRC 5675/22 (transcript)
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Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)
ORAL TRC 5675/22 (summary)
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Petherick Reading Room (Oral History)

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