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Beryl Bassett interviewed by Phoebe Freeman in the Australia 1938 oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1138981
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Bassett, Beryl, 1926-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1982 Apr. 14 
3 audio cassettes (ca. 270 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Australia 1938 oral history project ; ORAL TRC 2404 Int. no. 6412

Summary

Bassett speaks of her family background; father's mechanic business; memories of the Depression; school and childhood memories; employment experiences and conditions; study at university in 1940s; entertainment; women and work; life during World War II; courtship and marriage; home and living conditions; lifestyle during the 1930s; cosmetics; family life; class and politics; health care; religion; contact with migrants and Aborigines; Australia in the 1930s; Fremantle area and community.

Notes

Recorded by the Australia 1938 Oral History Project as research for the book Australians 1938 from the series Australians, a historical library.

Recorded on 14 April 1982.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Full transcript unavailable, interviews summarised (6 p.) 
Subjects Bassett, Beryl, 1926- -- Interviews.  |  Western Australia -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.
Other authors/contributors Freeman, Phoebe, Interviewer  |  Australia 1788-1988: A Bicentennial History  |  Australia 1938 Oral History Project
Also Titled

Australians 1938.

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