Edna Ryan interviewed by Sara Dowse [sound recording]
- Bib ID:
- Ryan, Edna, 1904-1997, interviewee
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- Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use from the interviewee's family. Audio closed
- 16 sound tape reels.
Ryan talks about her family background; political discussions at home; general domestic situation; bubonic plague in 1900 and growing up in Pyrmont, N.S.W. She then describes her introduction to the I.W.W. (Industrial Workers of the World); anti-conscription campaign; impact of WWI and the Russian Revolution. Ryan also describes her Bohemian days; 1st jobs; Australian Socialist Party; timber workers' strike of 1929 and her involvement with the Communist Party.
- Recorded on Aug. 20-23, 1991, Feb.16 and Mar. 16, 1994 in Canberra.
- Digital master available National Library of Australia;
- Index/Finding Aid Note:
- Corrected transcript (typescript, 200 leaves) for the 1991 interview. An uncorrected transcript (typescript, 32 leaves) is available for the 1994 interviews.
- Other authors/contributors:
- Dowse, Sara, 1938-, interviewer
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