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Merilyn Plant interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Merilyn Plant 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 3406/30
Description

Plant speaks of what brought her to farming, starting the group Poll-Hers, her husband being a state president of the Poll Hereford Society, funding the recipe book about beef, promoting poll herefords and beef, involvement of her daughter in the breeding area, changes of ownership of farms and its effect on the younger generation, stress experienced by other families in the rural community, means used to encourage people to cheer up in times of hardship, lack of rain main problem, future of the beef industry and positive approach from the Army.

Recorded in 1995

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

Transcript available (typescript, 25 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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