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Ian Harvey interviewed by Warwick Eather in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2057191
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Harvey, Ian, 1904-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1987 Jan. 24 
4 sound cassettes (ca. 210 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

NSW Bicentennial oral history collection.

Summary

Born at Mayfield, Newcastle, Harvey speaks of his parents' background; grandparents; father's occupation; family; childhood; description of family life, the family home, living conditions; holiday to Queensland 1910; celebrations, exhibitions, social life; singing; church; doctors; school; education and school discipline; community of Mayfield; leaving school; employment including working as grocery boy, blacksmithing, petrol station owner, dockyard worker and driver with own carrying business; Newcastle baths and recreation; courtship, wedding, marriage; wife's family, homes after marriage; 1917 strike; WWI; conscription; working conditions as an apprentice, grocery boy; working as blacksmith at the steelworks and government dockyards at Walsh Island; unions; 1922/23 shutdown; roads in Newcastle; recreation.

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-216150260

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (7 p.) and transcript available : 4 v. (32 p., 35 p., 32 p., 15 p.). 
Subjects Harvey, Ian, 1904- -- Interviews.  |  Older people -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Newcastle (NSW) -- Social conditions.  |  Newcastle (N.S.W.) -- Industries -- History.
Other authors/contributors Eather, Warwick, 1958-, 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 2301/3 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 2301/3 (summary)
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