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Bill Miles interviewed by Norm O'Connor, Pat O'Connor and Maryjean Officer ; and,Mr Atkinson talks in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2913368
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Miles, Bill, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1962 
1 tape reel (ca. 22 min.) analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track mono ; 3 in. 
Series

Norm O'Connor folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Full contents
  • The old Jig Jog, fragment / Bill Miles
  • ; The old Jig Jog, repeat / Bill Miles
  • Bill Miles talks about how he learnt songs 50 or 60 years ago; attitude of unionists towards non-unionists; Chinese at Omeo
  • Click go the shears, fragment / Bill Miles
  • Harp of gold (about dying mother) / Bill Miles
  • Bill Miles talks about one week for bullockies from Bairndale to Omeo; goods came from Port Albert to Omeo
  • Swindler's gap (about girl riding to warn her cattle-stealing father) / Bill Miles.
  • Mr Atkinson talks on his daughter's experience in seeking a job; how his daughter who trained for a job in Melbourne was refused employment because she was an Aborigine.
 
Notes

Part of a collection of recordings and related material collected during the 1950s and 1960s by Norm O'Connor and others for the Folk Lore Society of Victoria.

Recording begins minute 21.

Bill Miles recorded in Omeo, Vic. in January 1962.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Miles, Bill -- Interviews.  |  Folk songs, English -- Australia.  |  Folklore -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Anecdotes.  |  Anecdotes -- Australia.  |  Omeo (Vic.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Atkinson, Mr, Interviewee  |  O'Connor, Norman, Interviewer  |  O'Connor, Pat, Interviewer  |  Officer, Maryjean, Interviewer  |  Folk Lore Society of Victoria
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Mr Atkinson talks in the Norm O'Connor folklore collection

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