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Joyce Tuckwell interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1482008
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Tuckwell, Joyce, 1924-2013, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use. 
Description 2001 Nov. 15 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 55 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Joyce Tuckwell was born at Coolah, N.S.W. in 1924. She recalls her family background, her father working the family property; the dances and concerts her parents played at, mother playing the piano and father the accordion; memories of travelling picture shows; working as a Doctor's secretary in Sydney; returning to to the family farm at Coolah in 1957; her community work in Coolah starting with driving the school bus to successfully running for local council in 1965 which led to other community responsibilities; her work on the local Hospital board; issues country towns such as Coolah have had to face since the late 1950s, such as employment, aging population, sustainable community services, declining interest in community charity organizations, rural economies.

Biography/History

Joyce Tuckwell - community worker

Notes

Recorded with Jim Low.

Recorded on Nov. 15, 2001 at Coolah, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (2 p.) 
Subjects Tuckwell, Joyce, 1924-2013 -- Interviews.  |  Civic leaders -- New South Wales -- Coolah -- Interviews.  |  Community life -- New South Wales -- Coolah  |  Rural communities -- Economic aspects -- New South Wales -- Coolah -- History -- 20th century.  |  Rural communities -- Social aspects -- New South Wales -- Coolah -- History -- 20th century.
Occupation Community leaders.  |  Farmers
Other authors/contributors Low, Jim, 1948-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer
Also Titled

Joyce Thelma Tuckwell interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection

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