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Allan Radburn interviewed by Jenny Salmon in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2109662
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Radburn, Allan, 1901-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1987 Dec. 4 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 90 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

NSW Bicentennial oral history collection.

Summary

Born at Mongarlowe, NSW, Radburn speaks of his parents' background; father gold prospecting and being a blacksmith at local diggings; brothers and sisters; school memories at Mongarlowe; operations of family farm including curing of bacon and ham; description of family home; family life; food; going to school for a brief time along the Clyde River; local community and industries there; leaving school, employment making eucalyptus oil, trapping rabbits; process of making eucalyptus oil, selling product, experiences whilst working; experiences driving horse teams and carting goods, the road to the coast down Clyde Mountain; looking after horses, winter clothes, local crops; memories of droughts; recreation when young, sports, dances, family picnics on Mount Budawang, Clyde Mountain region, local Chinese inhabitants; memories of Mongarlowe during his youth; church; changes to the district.

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-216344463

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available: 2 v. (35 p., 14 p.). 
Subjects Radburn, Allan, 1901- -- Interviews.  |  Older people -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Transportation -- New South Wales -- History -- 1901-1945.  |  Mongarlowe Region (N.S.W) -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Salmon, Jenny, 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 2301/174
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ORAL TRC 2301/174 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 2301/174 (summary)
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