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Kitty Flahavin recites ; R. W. Douglas interviewed by Norm O'Connor and Maryjean Officer ; and, Bill Askew interviewed by Norm O'Connor and Maryjean Officer in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1774117
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Flahavin, Kitty, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1964 Jan 
1 tape reel (ca. 32 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half track mono ; 7 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Ted (Kitty) Flahavin speaks about cars. Recites: The woodlands, Myxomatosis, Weeding onions.

R. W. Douglas speaks of the James Hamilton property and shearers' strike ; local shearers ; rabbits ; native wildlife ; trapping possums ; entertainment ; indian hawkers ; lifting axle of wagon ; shoeing bullocks ; old building brewery ; tanner at Warrnambool ; travelling into Warrnambool ; Union station.

Bill Askew recites and speaks about shearing. The Tichbourne heir, fragment, recitation. Askew speaks of the title of the poem White man let me go ; shearing ; his father's property.

Notes

A collection of recordings and related material collected during the 1950s and 1960s by Norm O'Connor, Pat O'Connor and others for the Folk Lore Society of Victoria.

R. W. Douglas recording begins minute 6.

Bill Askew recording begins minute 25.

Kitty Flahavin recorded on 7 January 1964 at Kirkstalle, Vic.

R. W. Douglas recorded on January 8 1964 at Woolsthorpe, Vic.

Bill Askew recorded 8-9 January 1964 at Grassmere, Vic.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript unavailable. 
Subjects Douglas, R. W. -- Interviews.  |  Askew, Bill -- Interviews.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.  |  Recitations.  |  Sheep shearers (Persons) -- Australia -- Folklore.  |  Sheep shearers (Persons) -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Sheep shearers (Persons) -- Australia -- Social life and customs.  |  Warrnambool Region (Vic.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Douglas, R. W, Interviewee  |  Askew, Bill, Interviewee  |  O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  Officer, Maryjean, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria
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Bill Askew interviewed by Norm O'Connor and Maryjean Officer in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection

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