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Millie Pederson interviewed by Jan Adams and Margaret Neale in the Christmas Island life story oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2722835
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Pederson, Millie, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from Margaret Neale, required for research and public use. 
Description 1986 
3 tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Christmas Island life story oral history project.

Summary

Millie Pederson, wife of the Christmas Island pilot and harbour master, 1953 to 1965, speaks about her unhappy early experience on the island; conditions for women on the island; lack of fresh food; houses on the island; social life; and leaving Christmas Island.

Notes

Part of a collection related to the social history of Christmas Island.

Recorded in Melbourne, Victoria on 27 August 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Published in: We were the Christmas Islanders : reminiscences and the recollections of the people of an islolated 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 available (typescript, 20 leaves) 
Subjects Pederson, Millie -- Interviews.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- Social conditions.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- Social life and customs.  |  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Neale, Margo, Interviewer  |  Adams, Jan, Interviewer

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