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Folkloric recording: Phyllis Oldfield speaks about living in the Ecklin district since 1933: Interviewer: Helen O'Shea

Title
Folkloric recording: Phyllis Oldfield speaks about living in the Ecklin district since 1933: Interviewer: Helen O'Shea
Repository
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 2439/61
Description

Recorded at Terang, Victoria on 13 December 1989. 3 tape reels (ca. 90 min).
Mrs Oldfield speaks about other local families; clearing the land; her husband Doug Oldfield; social activities; farm chores; living conditions in 1930s; her children; Ash Wednesday bushfire; her dressmaking business; her wedding celebrations; lack of medical services; 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.

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