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Joan Apthorpe interviewed by Rob Willis in the Bringing them home oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 294543
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Apthorpe, Joan, 1924-, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1999 
1 digital audio tape (50 min.) 
Series

Bringing them home oral history project.

Summary

Apthorpe speaks about her childhood on the family property near Gunnedah, N.S.W. In the 1930s, her father employed two Aboriginal houseboys from a nearby institution. She outlines how the houseboys came to be employed on the farm, their chores, and their interaction with her family and others in the district. Apthorpe also talks about the Aboriginal and Chinese communities in Gunnedah today.

Notes

Recorded by Olya Willis.

Recorded on Sept. 1, 1999 at Gunnedah, N.S.W.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-218214876

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 25 leaves) 
Subjects Apthorpe, Joan, 1924- -- Interviews.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Care -- New South Wales.  |  Housewives -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- New South Wales.  |  Domestics, Aboriginal Australian -- New South Wales.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 5000/50 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 5000/50 (summary)
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