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Wendy Lowenstein Australian folklore and social history collection [1968-1972] [sound recording]
Bib ID 2788546
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description [1968 Mar. - 1972 June] 
108 tape reels ; 5 in. 
Summary

Folkloric recording. This collection consists of recordings relating to social history, songs, music, yarns and recitations. The majority of recordings were made during 1969 when Wendy Lowenstein, with her husband and children, were travelling around Australia.

Biography/History

Wendy Lowenstein is an author, folklorist and oral historian. She was a founding member of the Folk Lore Society of Victoria. Lowenstein records the experiences of the working class, using these recordings as a basis for her books, which include "Weevils in the Flour : an oral record of the 1930s depression in Australia" (South Yarra, Vic : Hyland House, 1978).

Notes

Digital master available National Library of Australia

La Trobe Library State Library of Victoria, Swanston Street, Melbourne.

Index/Finding Aid Note List of tape contents, plus alphabetical index to informants. 
Subjects Folklore -- Australia.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folk music -- Australia.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.
Other authors/contributors Lowenstein, Wendy, 1927-2006, Interviewer

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