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Edmund Edwards interviewed by Jenny Johnston in the Australia 1938 oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2642713
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Edwards, Edmund, 1910-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1982 Dec. 15 
2 audio cassettes (ca. 180 min) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Australia 1938 oral history project ; ORAL TRC 2404 Int. no. 6025

Summary

Edwards speaks of his family background; family experiences during the Depression; school and childhood memories; family life and lifestyle; apprenticeship as a blacksmith; employment experiences and conditions; recreation; sporting achievements; local area of Peppermint Grove; union involvement; family homes; healthcare; religion; marriage in 1940; his life after the 1930's.

Notes

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

Recorded on 15 December 1982.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript unavailable, interviewers summary notes (5 p.) available. 
Subjects Edwards, Edmund, 1910- -- Interviews.  |  Perth (W.A.) -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.
Other authors/contributors Gregory, Jenny (Jennifer Anne), Interviewer  |  Australia 1788-1988: A Bicentennial History  |  Australia 1938 Oral History Project
Also Titled

Australians 1938.

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