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Jay Smith interviewed by Marg Neale and Jan Adams in the Christmas Island life story oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2717285
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Smith, Jay, Mrs, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from Margaret Neale, required for research and public use. 
Description 1987 
2 tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Christmas Island life story oral history project.

Summary

Mrs Smith a Christmas Island resident, 1935 to 1942, 1946 to 1958, speaks about arriving on Christmas Island in 1935 with her husband; living conditions; social life; evacuation from Christmas Island during World War II; returning to Christmas Island in 1946; sending her children away to school; and other residents of Christmas Island.

Notes

Part of a collection related to the social history of Christmas Island and recorded by Marg Neale and Jan Adams.

Recorded in Perth, Western Australia on 3 January 1987.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Published in: We were the Christmas Islanders : reminiscences and the recollections of the people of an isolated island, the Australian Territory of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean / Margaret Neale assisted by Jan Adams. Chapman, A.C.T.: B. Neale, 1988.

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (typescript, 29 leaves) 
Subjects Smith, Jay, Mrs -- Interviews.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- History.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- Social conditions.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Neale, Margo, Interviewer  |  Adams, Jan, Interviewer

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