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Robert Chandler interviewed by Jenny Salmon in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 529432
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Chandler, Robert, 1901-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Open access. 
Description 1987 May 14 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 120 min) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

NSW Bicentennial oral history collection.

Summary

Chandler speaks of his parents' background ; the family background ; childhood memories ; family farm near Brachendale, N.S.W. ; lifestyle ; father's work ; father's accident with bullock wagon and subsequent death ; his work in the country ; crops grown on the farm and in the district ; World War II and his later life ; brothers and sisters ; family homes ; living conditions ; social life ; family chores ; food and diet ; transport and changes to transport in the Walcha district ; the environment ; experiences carrying wool ; memories of cars ; his 17 brothers and sisters ; bullock wagons ; roads and road building in Walcha district ; local community ; farming.

Notes

Includes index.

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

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-216197259

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available : 2 v. (23 p., 23 p.). 
Subjects Chandler, Robert, 1901- -- Interviews.  |  Older people -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Country life -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Walcha (N.S.W.) -- Rural conditions.
Other authors/contributors Salmon, Jenny, 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 2301/53
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ORAL TRC 2301/53 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 2301/53 (summary)
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