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Gregory William Carroll interviewed by Catherine McLennan in the Australian generations oral history project
Bib ID 6252058
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [spoken word]
Author
Carroll, Gregory, 1946-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2012 
4 sound files (approximately 336 min.) 
Series

Australian generations oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Gregory William Carroll, born in Ararat, Victoria, speaks about his parents; his family history; the Irish Catholic heritage; stories and anecdotes relating to his great grandfather Hugh Byrne Carroll; the family farm; WWII; his father’s career before and after the war; his siblings; family relationships; his childhood in rural Victoria; his grandparents; his aunty Agnes Carroll; farming and shearing teams; Catholicism; his parents’ health; parenting; family life; the loss of his father and mother; religion; his schooling and education; community life; his career as a wool classer; the social change of 1960s; healthcare; contraception; Stolen Generation; his interest in sports; Rock and Roll era; globalisation; his social life during early adult years; relationships; motor racing; his interest in aviation; his career as a service station garage operator in North Melbourne and Ararat; meeting his wife Anne; their marriage; travelling; their children; building a sustainable house as a family home; his thoughts on environmentalism and conservation; parenting and community life; fatherhood and parenthood; adolescence; married life; his plans; the importance of Ararat; volunteerism; saving the local library from closing; Gough Whitlam; his belief; spirituality; his outlook on the future.

Notes

Catalogue record generated as part of a batch load.

Recorded on 16 and 17 May 2012 in Ararat, Victoria.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (20 pages) and 115 page uncorrected transcript. 
Subjects Carroll, Gregory, 1946- -- Interviews.  |  Baby boom generation -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Baby boom generation -- Australia -- Attitudes.  |  Merchants -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Wool industry -- Victoria.  |  Ararat (Vic.) -- History.
Occupation Merchants.
Other authors/contributors Forge, Catherine, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 6300/67
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ORAL TRC 6300/67 (transcript)
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ORAL TRC 6300/67 (summary)
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