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James Anderson interviewed by John Bannister in the Australian generations oral history project
Bib ID 6223262
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [spoken word]
Author
Anderson, James, 1920- interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2012 
4 sound files (approximately 219 min.) 
Series

Australian generations oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

James Anderson, born in Donnybrook, Western Australia, talks about his family background; his parents; WWI; the family farm in Kojonup; his childhood; his grandparents; the Great Depression years; Scottish heritage; religion; working with and learning from Aboriginal Australians; joining the Navy during WWII; his identity; HMAS Cerberus; being the sole survivor of HMAS Australia; politics; multiculturalism; his wife; his grandfather's death and his complicated will; his career after WWII; his daughter; disability services; spirituality; Fiona Stanley’s foundation; looking back on his life after 92 years.

Notes

Catalogue record generated as part of a batch load.

Recorded on 28, 30 March and 2 April 2012 in Perth, Western Australia.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (5 pages). 
Subjects Anderson, James, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Age-structured populations -- Australia.  |  Intergenerational relations -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967- interviewer

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ORAL TRC 6300/43
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ORAL TRC 6300/43 (summary)
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