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Frances Shea interviewed by Gerda Fowler in the Australia 1938 oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 205903
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Shea, Frances, 1909-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1982 Apr. - May 
4 cassettes (ca. 360 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Australia 1938 oral history project ; ORAL TRC 2404 Int. no. 6411

Summary

Shea speaks of her family background; family setting in W.A. and early childhood in the country; family life; religion; politics; unions; school and childhood memories; social life; employment experiences and conditions; sex in the 1930s; courtship and marriage; the Depression; social life; children and childbirth, raising her children; family life; home and living conditions; family lifestyle; local areas of Fremantle and South Perth; recreation; family values.

Notes

Recording is accompanied by photographs.

Includes contents.

Recorded by the Australia 1938 Oral History Project as research for the book Australians 1938 from the series Australians, a historical library.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (5 p.) 
Subjects Shea, Frances, 1909- -- Interviews.  |  Western Australia -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.
Other authors/contributors Fowler, Gerda, Interviewer  |  Australia 1788-1988: A Bicentennial History  |  Australia 1938 Oral History Project
Also Titled

Australians 1938.

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