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Folkloric recording: Mildred Mattinson speaks about her life in the Ecklin area in 1930s, 1940s and 1950s: Interviewer: Helen O'Shea].

Title
Folkloric recording: Mildred Mattinson speaks about her life in the Ecklin area in 1930s, 1940s and 1950s: Interviewer: Helen O'Shea].
Repository
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 2439/60
Description

Recorded at Sale, Victoria on 28 November 1989. 3 tape reels (79mins).
Mildred Mattinson speaks about the two halls at Ecklin; her early life; her husband's farms at Allansford and Ecklin; Ecklin school; her involvement with local organizations; Ecklin post office; local dances and card parties; the send off for she and her husband when they left the district; Ecklin store; other local families; celebrating Christmas and birthdays; and her involvement with the Country Women's Association.
Part of a collection of recordings made by Helen O'Shea in the township of Ecklin South, Victoria in 1989 and 1990. The recordings aim to reveal the social fabric of life in a small rural community between 1900 and 1988.

Quantity
3 Tapes reels
Access
Access open for research use; written permission required for public use during lifetime of collector.

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