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Working lives : the Australian Railways Union 1920 -1986 (NSW Branch)
Bib ID 8528181
Format AudioAudio [spoken word, performed music, audiocassette]
Access Conditions Access to be determined. 
Description 1987? 
1 audiocassette (approximately 71 min.) : analog 
Summary

Australian Railways Union (NSW Branch) members recall 66 years of working life and union agitation with music by "Chullora Junction".

Full contents
  • Side 1: 1.The A.R.U.'s early years
  • 2.Working on the railways
  • 3.Women in the workforce
  • 4.The Railway refreshment rooms
  • Side 2: 1.Organising the A.R.U.
  • 2.Industrial action
  • 3.Technology and change
  • 4.The A.R.U.
  • Songs: The great triple R / Ron Russell
  • 5701 / Anon., music by Ron Russell
 
Credits Script, Mark Hearn and Sarah Smith ; editing and production, Sarah Smith ; commentary, Michael Dalton and Sarah Smith ; interviewers, Mark Hearn, Peter Meggitt, Ray Hoffman, Wendy Judge ; administration, Rebekah Whalen. 
Performer Voices: Frank Blackwell, Grace Bonnington, Robert Boyle, Lorna Bridge, Les Canfell, Norm Garvey, Pat Grove, Tom Hickey, Ken Jesser, Bert Kelly, Kevin Kelly, Maurie Mulheron, Joe Poole, Eileen Powell, Spencer Sargeant, Frank Slavin, Bill Sperway, Reg Smith, Sid Smith, Eric Studdert, Jim Walshe, Ollie Williamson. 
Notes

Relates to the book with similar name by Mark Hearn.

Recorded 1987?

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Source of Acquisition Donated by Warren Fahey 
Index/Finding Aid Note Summary not yet available. 
Subjects N.S.W. Amalgamated Railway and Tramway Service Association -- History.  |  Australian Railways Union. N.S.W. Branch -- History.  |  Railroads -- New South Wales -- Employees -- Interviews.  |  Labor union members -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Railroads -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Labor unions -- Railroads -- New South Wales -- History.
Other authors/contributors Complemented by : Hearn, Mark, 1959-. Working lives : a history of the Australian Railways Union (NSW Branch)
Copyright information All songs copyright Ron Russell and Ray King 1986. 

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