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Hodshon Cay interviewed by Rob Willis in Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1452098
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Cay, Hod (Hodshon), 1925-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2001 Jul. 24 
2 digital audio tape (ca. 87 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Hodshon Cay, retired ranger, recites and comments on his poems and talks about his life

Hod Cay, born in Queensland, 1925 recalls his parents pioneering background; his father's musical talents as a singer; childhood memories during the Depression; jackerooing at the age of 17 years (1942) in Queensland's virgin brigalow country; enlisting in the Australian Infantry Forces (AIF) at 18 years (1943) and his active service experiences; his discharge from the Army in 1946; after the war jackerooing again near the Darling Downs (Qld.); moving to Longreach (Qld.)for 6 years; his job as an overseer at Portland Downs (Qld) & Tamworth (N.S.W.); sheep stations and the wool industry in Queensland; his job as ranger at Coonabarabran (N.S.W.) with the Pastoral Protection Board; stock routes and the 1965 Australia wide drought; changes in the rural industry over the decades.

Partial contents
  • TAPE 2: Recitation: Wallaby Maze (Hod Cay)
  • Goorianawah (Hod Cay)
  • Gooraweenah (Hod Cay)
  • Tranquility (Hod Cay)
 
Notes

Recorded with Jim Low.

Recorded on July 24, 2001 at Coonabarabran, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Cay, Hod (Hodshon), 1925- -- Interviews.  |  Pastures Protection Boards (N.S.W.)  |  Poets, Australian -- New South Wales -- Coonabarabran -- Interviews.  |  Park rangers -- New South Wales -- Coonabarabran -- Interviews.  |  Folk poetry, Australian -- New South Wales.  |  Pastures -- New South Wales -- Management.
Occupation Park rangers.
Other authors/contributors Low, Jim, 1948-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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