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Interview with Martha Kernich [sound recording] Interviewer: Neil Baron

Title
Interview with Martha Kernich [sound recording] Interviewer: Neil Baron
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
OH 326/13
Description

Recorded on 28 May 1994. 2 cassette tapes, 1 hour 51 minutes. Full transcript (30 pages).

Martha Kernich, nee Scherer, was born at Cambrai, South Australia, the daughter of a Lutheran minister and one of 11 children. When she was 18 she moved to Adelaide to enter domestic service, first at Immanuel College and then private homes until she married her sister in law's brother in 1942. They moved onto his family's farm on Eyre Peninsula. Martha and her husband had three sons and a daughter and Martha became involved in the local branch of the Country Women's Association and in exhibiting at local shows. Martha and her husband separated in 1956 and she and the children settled in Freeling. She remarried in 1963.

Formats
Audio
Quantity
2 Audio tapes
Access
Written permission required - apply to Mortlock Library for details.

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