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Chris Woodland interviewed by Keith McKenry [sound recording]
Bib ID 3082941
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Woodland, Chris, 1938- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research use and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2004 Mar. 16 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 124 min.) 
Summary

Chris Woodland born in 1938 discusses his family background; his convict ancestry; memories of his childhood during World War II; his childhood spent in rural Taree; travelling to Melville Island with uncle; his interaction with Aborigines; working in the bush; his return to the city; the Bush Music Club; club workshop nights, beer and cheese nights, singabout nights, the club members; the Wild Colonial Days Society; his father being afflicted by Huntington's Disease; John Meredith's property at Walden; his move to Mulwala; travelling with Meredith to Araluen; his field trips and travelling to the outback with Meredith; his discusses Meredith's motivation for collecting and personality; Meredith's haiku; Meredith's concoctions and his interest in the Voluntary Euthanasia Society.

Notes

Recorded on Mar. 16, 2004 at Ainslie, A.C.T.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (21 p.) 
Subjects Woodland, Chris, 1938- -- Interviews.  |  Folklorists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Folklorists  |  Folk musicians
Other authors/contributors McKenry, Keith, 1948-, Interviewer

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