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Colin Newsome interviewed by Alan Scott and Kevin Baker in Alan Scott folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2923708
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Newsome, Colin, 1916-2008, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1989 Oct. 1 
2 audio tape reels (ca. 64 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Alan Scott folklore collection.

Summary

Newsome talks about the shearers strike of 1891; Banjo Paterson and the story behind Waltzing Matilda; shearers strike in 1956; the march on Midkin Station; his pamphlet of political poems; recites Mr Squatter Jones and part of The Scab; the victimisation he suffered; Black Tommy; Sergeant Walker; Thunderbolt; Bill Monckton; politics; New Guard in the area; treatment of Germans in the area during World War One.

Notes

Field recordings of the Wattle Flat, Emmaville, Warwick, Lota, Runaway Bay, Murwillumbah, and Keinbah districts, 25 September - 9 October 1989.

Interviewer's report available.

Recorded at Glen Innes, New South Wales on 1 October 1989.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Newsome, Colin, 1916-2008 -- Interviews.  |  Bushrangers -- New South Wales.  |  Strikes and lockouts -- Sheep-shearing -- Australia.  |  Glen Innes (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Baker, Kevin, Interviewer  |  Scott, Alan, 1930-1995, Interviewer

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