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Carolyn Lyons interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Carolyn Lyons interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 3406/14
Description

Lyons speaks of her childhood, her family, her mother, her life on the farm, her husband, her real love and interest in cattle, her trip to France to get some Salers, her involvement in the market and the international market where she is on the verge of developing a new kind of Coonamble beef, her familial problems related to the health of her children, problems associated with drought and the support from people living in the cities; the Ross River fever, its effect on farmers and the possibility to be prevented, her role as a carer for people living on the land.

Interview conducted in 1995.

Quantity
1 Sound cassette
Access
Access open for research, personal copies and public use
Finding Aid

Transcript available (typescript, 27 leaves.)

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  • Women of the land oral history project, Feb 23 1995 - April 26 1995, ORAL TRC 3406; Bowden, Ros; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

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