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Wendy Lowenstein 1930's Depression collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2205035
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access conditions vary. 
Description 1973-1976? 
116 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Summary

Lowenstein's interviews provide a first-hand account of life in Australia during the 1930's Depression consisting of interviews with people from all sections of the community, including those who "made it" as well as those adversely affected. Selected interviews were later published in part in her book Weevils in the flour.

Notes

Interviews conducted by Wendy Lowenstein.

Documentation includes: 1. Tape-by-tape list of all interviewees (including birth years and brief occupational details in many cases); 2. Biographical details for interviewees (covering tapes 1-34).

Recorded from June 1973 to 1976?

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Published as: Weevils in the flour. South Yarra, Vic. : Hyland House, 1978.

Subjects Lowenstein, Wendy, 1927- 2006. Weevils in the flour.  |  Depressions -- 1929 -- Australia.  |  Country life -- Australia -- 1929-1939.  |  Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1929-1939.  |  Australia -- Social conditions -- 1929-1939.
Other authors/contributors Lowenstein, Wendy, 1927-2006, interviewer  |  Lowenstein, Wendy, 1927-2006. Weevils in the flour
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Recollections of life in Australia during the Depression of the 1930's.

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