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Sidney Krasey interviewed by Nicole Curby in the Australian generations oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 5972541
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Krasey, Sidney, 1920-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2011 
2 sound files (approxiamately 253 min.) 
Series

Australian generations oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online 

Summary

Sidney Krasey born in London, migrated to Australia with his parents at 11 months of age (1921). Krasey talks about his family background; the effects of WW1 on his family; arriving in Melbourne; his schooling; his childhood; Squizzy Taylor; street games; the Depression; their house; employment; religion; rent; wages; the Victoria Markets; the community in North Carlton, neighbours; multiculturalism; Kadimah Jewish Centre; food; socialising; his 5 year apprenticeship as a tailor; joining the Army (1941-1946) during WWII; Singer sewing machines; Mentone RSL; hobbies, swimming; siblings; his marriage (1949) and the move to Highett; socialising and leisure; dances, formal dress; Melbourne Synagogues; children; home ownership; suburban development; boarding house; Prahran Markets; Master’s games; work, production line, conditions; manners; inner city crime, Red Maloney; childhood games; kosher shops in Rathdowne Street, North Carlton; shopping, Victoria Markets; mother’s cooking; post war migration; his Bar Mitzvah; celebrating Jewish holidays; the Palais and Adelphi theatres; cable trams; the Exhibition Buildings; his first car; ageing; his family; his faith; politics; technology; memorable public events during his lifetime; friendship; television; Global Financial Crisis (GFC); finances; gardening, self sufficiency; the change in the Australian language during his lifetime; values.

Notes

Catalogue record generated as part of a batch load.

Recorded on 5, 19 October 2011 in Highett, Vic.

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (14 p.) 
Subjects Krasey, Sidney, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Intergenerational relations.  |  Highett (Vic.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors Curby, Nicole, 1983-, Interviewer

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