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Jean Southwell interviewed by Matthew Higgins for the Canberra region oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1400847
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Southwell, Jean, 1911-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1991 Sept. 16 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 68 min.) ; 7 in. 
Series

Canberra region oral history project.

Summary

Southwell, resident of Hall, talks about her family background; childhood home and schooling at Hall in a one-room school of approximately 40 students. She then describes the effect of the Depression on the family; attending opening of Parliament in 1927 and working for Mrs Grace Brown. Southwell then talks about the Postmaster, Charlie Southwell; work involved in running the General Store; involvement with Methodist Church and Sunday School at Wattle Park; recollections about the building of Sunday School Hall in 1928; involvement in Hall Show and the growth of Canberra and its effect on Hall village.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 16, 1991 in Hall, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and corrected transcript available (typescript, 46 leaves). 
Subjects Southwell, Jean, 1911- -- Interviews.  |  Hall (A.C.T.) -- History.  |  Hall (A.C.T.) -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Higgins, Matthew, 1957-, Interviewer
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