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Goodwood Orphanage Oral History [Sound recording]/Interviewers: Rosemary Willis & Beth M. Robertson

Title
Goodwood Orphanage Oral History [Sound recording]/Interviewers: Rosemary Willis & Beth M. Robertson
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
OH 201
Date Range
1993 - 1994
Description

A series of 17 interviews commissioned by the Libraries Board of South Australia concerning the experiences of children, nuns and priests living and working at the St. Vincent de Paul's Orphanage, Goodwood from 1922 until the institution's closure in December 1975. The project was supervised by the Oral History Officer, J. D. Somerville Oral History Collection, Mortlock Library of South Australiana.

There are 25 hours and 10 minutes of interviews, with full transcripts available (511 pages).
Associated material comprises 72 photographs. These are mounted in a folder that can be retrieved for use in the Reading Room. Photocopies are bound with relevant transcripts. Additional associated material comprises three photographs donated by a former resident after the completion of the interviewing program and a video copied from 8mm film of staff and former residents at the time of the closure of the orphanage

Formats
Sound cassette
Quantity
27
Access
Restrictions apply to some items - see information about individual recordings

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