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Polish Australians oral history project [sound recording] / interviewer, Barry York
Bib ID 648456
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
York, Barry, 1951-, Interviewer
 
Access Conditions Access conditions vary. 
Description 1996- 
<58> digital audio tapes (ca. 3346 min.), <4> sound discs (CD-R) (ca. 295 min.), <28> sound files (ca. 1500 min.) 
Summary

This project attempts to document the life experiences of the Poles and their descendants from various walks life living in contemporary Australian society. The social history of Polish Australians is examined broadly in terms of multiculturalism, discrimination, cultural identity and social integration.

Notes

Recording media varies.

Documentation includes summaries and transcripts.

A set of interviews with people of Polish Australian backgrounds conducted by the National Library of Australia in association with the Polish Historical Institute in Australia.

Recorded from Sept. 16, 1996 onwards.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Related Material Portraits of interviewees; located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC Various. 
Subjects Polish Australians -- Interviews.  |  Polish Australians -- Cultural assimilation.  |  Polish Australians -- History.  |  Polish Australians -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Polish Historical Institute in Australia

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