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Sue Holt interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Sue Holt 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 3406/13
Description

Holt, a farmer, speaks of her childhood, her schooling in Adelaide, her regret of not having done a course in agriculture, the fragility of the land, the Landcare schemes, the growth of Australia's population in the future, the scarcity of fertile land under concrete construction, problems confined to the land: salinity, soil acidity, blue-green algae in dams and rivers, the division between city and country people, her farming period after she left medical school in Adelaide, running commercial cattle, her involvement in the local fire brigade, the Beef Improvement Association, the Breed-plan, her keeping up with the latest technology in breeding cattle, the history of her family, the future of her son and the farm.

Recorded 1995

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

Transcript available (typescript, 22 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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