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John Waters and Jeffrey White interviewed by Rob Willis in the Community sheds oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 5157554
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Waters, John, 1943-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2011 
2 sound files (ca. 123 min.) 
Series

Community sheds oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

John Waters was born and raised in Victoria and worked in the Insurance industry. He settled in Tasmania and after retirement became involved in the Mens Shed movement. He describes his role in the movement; obtaining funding; aspects of the Tasmanian association; the formation of Pete's shed in Bridgewater; the variety of clients it caters for; outcomes from the Mens Shed movement.

Jeff White is a former ambulance officer who has been workshop manager at Pete's Shed since his retirement. He talks about his life experiences and how he has utilised many of these skills in his current voluntary position; the shed's role with the intellectually and physically disabled ; the administrative structure of the home shed; Pete's Sheds role in the formation of other sheds in Tasmania.

Notes

Recorded with Olya Willis.

Accompanying photographs with summary.

Recorded on 22 February 2011 in Bridgewater, Tas.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (8 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 73 leaves). 
Subjects Waters, John, 1943- -- Interviews.  |  White, Jeffrey, 1943- -- Interviews.  |  Sheds -- Tasmania.  |  Men -- Socialization -- Tasmania.
Other authors/contributors White, Jeffrey, 1943-, Interviewee  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 6220/2
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ORAL TRC 6220/2 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 6220/2 (summary)
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