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Shirlie Makin interviewed by Rob Willis in the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 3602984
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Makin, Shirlie, 1936-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies, written permission is required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2005 
2 sound files (ca. 90 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Shirlie Makin born in Dwellingup, W.A., talks about her family background; the Banksiadale Mill; her father's involvement with the mill; her earliest memories of school; dances learnt; games played; the town and its social structure; housework, chores; 'tin kettling'; home remedies; training and qualifying as a trained nurse; her path in the profession; her poetry. She gives an insight into the progression of the nursing profession in Western Australia.

Notes

Recorded with Olya Willis.

Recorded on November 1, 2005 at North Yunderup, W.A.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Makin, Shirlie, 1936- -- Interviews.  |  Sawmills -- Western Australia -- Banksiadale -- History  |  Nursing -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Banksiadale (W.A.) -- History.
Occupation Nurses.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Olya, Interviewer

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