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Geraldine Box interviewed by John Bannister in the Australian generations oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 6190857
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Box, Geraldine, 1949-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2012 
4 sound files (ca. 257 min.) 
Series

Australian generations oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Geraldine Box talks about her background and family history; her memories as a child; farm life; television; the telephone; the crystal set and radio, listening to the Argonauts, Tarzan and Dad and Dave; cinemas; local community and social events; church; her education; her nursing career, options available for women; overseas travel; work as a nanny; the Vietnam War and protests; her return to Darwin, Australia; working on Thursday Island; referendum; her memories of Cyclone Tracy; The Whitlam era; Alice Springs; Rights and Equal opportunity Act (1984); activism; the ‘femocrats’, social mores, the glass ceiling; the female Prime Minister and Governor General; sexuality; the technology explosion; Indigenous issues; retirement and new opportunities; bike riding experiences; cultural events and the Perth festival; university work; Australia and the global village; global warming; vegetarianism; farming practices; solar energy; mining; same sex marriage; her hopes for the future; spirituality; the Witchcliffe and Prevelly fires; humanity.

Notes

Catalogue record generated as part of a batch load.

Recorded on 17 January and 8 February 2012 in North Perth, W.A.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (6 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 138 leaves). 
Subjects Box, Geraldine, 1949- -- Interviews.  |  Nurses -- Western Australia.  |  Retirees -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Baby boom generation -- Western Australia -- Interviews.  |  Baby boom generation -- Western Australia -- Attitudes.  |  Intergenerational relations.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 6300/36
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ORAL TRC 6300/36 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 6300/36 (summary)
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