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Merv Haberley interviewed by Rob Willis for the Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 874751
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Haberley, Merv, 1922-2009, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2002 Nov. 22 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 55 min.) 
Series

Rob and Olya Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Merv Haberley, born in Coledale, N.S.W., recalls his early family life; social life in Coledale in the 1930s; working conditions in the coal mines; mechanisation of the mines; miners strikes; membership of the Communist Party; influence of Party on folk traditions; singing with the South Coast Bush Band.

Partial contents
  • Songs: Never laugh at a man when he's down in the gutter
  • Joe Hill
  • The hungry miner.
 
Biography/History

Merv Haberley - retired miner and folk singer.

Notes

Recorded with John Harpley.

Recorded on Nov. 22, 2002 in Coledale, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Related Material Merv Haberley life story ; located at ; National Library of Australia's Oral History and Folklore collection ORAL TRC 7134 
Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (1 p.) 
Subjects Haberley, Merv, 1922-2009 -- Interviews.  |  South Coast Bush Band (N.S.W.)  |  Communist Party of Australia -- Influence.  |  Coal miners -- New South Wales -- Coledale -- Interviews.  |  Coal mines and mining -- New South Wales -- Coledale -- History.  |  Coledale (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs -- History.
Occupation Coal miners.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer  |  Harpley, John, 1948-, Interviewer
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