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Thelma Cremin interviewed by Paul Macgregor for the Australia-China oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1978767
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Cremin, Thelma, 1909-1996, interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1994 
9 sound tape reels (ca. 273 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Australia-China oral history project.

Summary

Thelma Cremin, a Chinese Australian, speaks of her upbringing in north-east Tasmania and Melbourne and amongst the Chinese communities in both places, her grandfather, Ma Mon Chin, and her grandmother, Jean Tai-Linn Gooey, as first generation migrants, Ma Mon Chin as a major figure in the Chinese tin mining community in Tasmania for the period 1870-1920, the Chinn family in Melbourne including her uncle Frank who was a prominent figure in the Chinese community from the 1920s to the 1970s, various marriage including arranged and mixed between the Chinese and Anglo-Australians.

Notes

Project conducted in association with the Australia-China Council and with the Museum of Chinese Australian History.

Recorded in St. Kilda, Vic. on May 26 to Oct. 9, 1994.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-206148589

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Chinn family.  |  Cremin, Thelma, 1909-1996 -- Interviews.  |  Chinese Australians -- Interviews.  |  Tin mines and mining -- Tasmania.  |  Chinese Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Chinese Australians -- Cultural assimilation.  |  Chinese Australians in business -- Victoria.  |  Chinese Australians -- Family relationships.  |  Chinese Australians -- Victoria -- Melbourne.  |  Chinese Australians -- Tasmania.
Other authors/contributors MacGregor, Paul, interviewer  |  Australia-China Council  |  Museum of Chinese Australian History

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