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Barbara Marks interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Barbara Marks 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 3406/21
Description

Marks, farmer and grazier, speaks of her childhood, her family, her life as a farmer, breeding sheep, education of her children, shearing the sheep, death of her husband, hardship on the farm, refusal from the bank to lend money, getting rid of breeding sheep and getting involved in shearing, running the farm and attending agricultural meetings, School of Distance Education, being a mother and a teacher at the same time, winning the Queensland Rural Woman Award and the vital role of ABC television for farmers.
Recorded in 1995

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

Transcript available (typescript, 26 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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