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Ernest Morris interviewed by Brenda Factor in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 527800
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Morris, Ernest, 1901-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1987 Mar. 21 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 90 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

NSW Bicentennial oral history collection.

Summary

Born at Surry Hills, Sydney, Morris speaks of his parents' background as Polish immigrants; grandparents; fathers employment; home in Surry Hills; moving around NSW; memories of schools; childhood; Jewish customs of family; family roles; Jewish community; employment; brothers and sisters; family life; celebrations; anti-Semitism; meeting his wife; recreation; social life; the Great Synagogue in Sydney; wife's background; working as an auctioneer; WWI; strike of 1917; flu epidemic; horse racing and leisure activities; his children.

Notes

Includes index.

Recorded by the NSW Bicentennial Oral History Project, funded by a bicentennial grant to the NSW Council on the Ageing and the Oral History Association of Australia (NSW).

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-216181815

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 p.) and transcript available: 2 v. (28 p., 12 p.). 
Subjects Morris, Ernest, 1901- -- Interviews.  |  Older people -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Jews -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Jews -- New South Wales -- Social life and customs -- 1901-1945.
Other authors/contributors Factor, Brenda, Interviewer  |  N.S.W. Council on the Ageing  |  Oral History Association of Australia. N.S.W. Branch  |  NSW Bicentennial Oral History Project

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ORAL TRC 2301/33
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ORAL TRC 2301/33 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 2301/33 (summary)
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