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Hazel Walker interviewed by Judy Wing in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1594641
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Walker, Hazel, 1896-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1987 Nov. 6 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 120 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

NSW Bicentennial oral history collection.

Summary

Born in Sydney, Walker speaks of her parents' background; family home in Lewisham; family maid; family life; chores at home; childhood games; recreation; family values; clothes; family reading; school; social life; family moving to Armidale; comparison between school in Armidale and Sydney Girls High; sports; attending university and teachers college simultaneously, course work, university life, field trips; her sisters and their careers; memories of WWI; conscription; flu epidemic 1918; religion; celebrations; nationalism; experiences teaching; local community of Taree and experiences teaching there; meeting husband, husband's career as a pharmacist; their courtship; birth of her children in Taree; general strike of 1917; local Aboriginal community; women teachers.

Notes

Includes index.

Recorded by the NSW Bicentennial Oral History Project, funded by a bicentennial grant to the NSW Council on the Ageing and the Oral History Association of Australia (NSW).

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-216331484

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available: 2 v. (38 p., 36 p.). 
Subjects Walker, Hazel, 1896- -- Interviews.  |  Older people -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Women teachers -- New South Wales -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.
Other authors/contributors Wing, Judy, Interviewer  |  N.S.W. Council on the Ageing  |  Oral History Association of Australia. N.S.W. Branch  |  NSW Bicentennial Oral History Project

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ORAL TRC 2301/165
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ORAL TRC 2301/165 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 2301/165 (summary)
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