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Alice Dickson interviewed by Andrew Reeves
Bib ID 6485633
Format AudioAudio [spoken word, audiocassette]
Author
Dickson, Alice, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies. Written permission required for public use. 
Description 1979 Jul. 26 
2 sound cassettes (approximately 106 min.) 
Summary

Mrs Alice Dickson talks about her ancestors; her early life and education; her home in Broken Hill, NSW; the Broken Hill mining companies; the families' connection with the Socialist Party; the 1919 strike at Broken Hill; the WEA; influences; conscription; WWI; political prisoners; the 1919-1920 strike; relief for the miners' families; the Depression; her husband and his work in politics; her involvement with various committees; unemployment.

Notes

Recorded on 26 July 1979.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Dickson, Alice -- Interviews.  |  Depressions -- 1929 -- Australia -- Personal narratives.  |  Miners -- New South Wales -- Broken Hill -- Anecdotes.  |  Mines and mineral resources -- New South Wales -- Broken Hill -- History.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Australia -- Personal narratives.  |  Broken Hill (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Broken Hill (N.S.W.) -- Social conditions.  |  Broken Hill (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Reeves, Andrew, Interviewer

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