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May Lowe interviewed by Barry McDonald for the Barry McDonald folklore collection 1993-1994 [sound recording]
Bib ID 6092896
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Lowe, May, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research use, personal copies and public use 
Description 1993 
16 sound tape reels (ca. 515 min.) ; 7 in. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection 1993-1994.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Partial contents
  • TAPE 2: Sings songs: What's the matter with Marty (fragment)
  • The ring rang doo (fragment)
  • She was happy till she met you (fragment). Story: Little boy lost. Sings: I wish I had somone to love me (fragment)
  • True lovers together (fragment). Recites: The prisoner's song (fragment). TAPE 14: Song: Hand me down my walking cane (fragment), tells the story of the song.
 
Biography/History

Mrs May Lowe (1909-1994) was married to Jim Lowe, who has a high profile in the Barry McDonald folklore collection. Mrs Lowe worked at home and as a domestic in the remote rural location of Backwater.

Notes

Recorded on 17-18 March, 21 and 30 June 1993 in Guyra, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Lowe, May -- Interviews.  |  Rural women -- New South Wales -- Guyra -- Interviews.  |  Country life -- New South Wales -- Backwater -- History.  |  Backwater (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Backwater (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Backwater (N.S.W.) -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer

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