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Jim Brothers interviewed by Judy Wing in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 565658
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Brothers, Jim, 1903-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1987 July 17 
2 sound cassettes (ca. 105 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

NSW Bicentennial oral history collection.

Summary

Born in Sydney, Brothers speaks of his parents' background; brothers and sisters; description of family home; family life, discipline and values; recreation and hobbies; meals; chilhood memories; childhood games; local community of Millers Point district; swimming; clothes; picture shows; religion; street gangs; people in the community; health; flu epidemic and death of his mother; 1917 general strike; employment; experiences going to sea with coastal shipping; meeting wife; employment on railways; frequent moving; Catholic schooling; father's employment.

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-216238261

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript available. 
Subjects Brothers, Jim, 1903- -- Interviews.  |  Older people -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  New South Wales -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.
Other authors/contributors Wing, Judy, 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 2301/89
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 2301/89 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
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ORAL TRC 2301/89 (summary)
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