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Jennifer McMillan interviewed by Ros Bowden Women of the land oral history project

Item Title
Jennifer McMillan interviewed by Ros Bowden Women of the land oral history project
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 3406/27
Description

McMillan, a farmer, speaks of her childhood on a dairy farm, working as a herd tester after finishing school, share farming, buying a farm in 1980, division of responsibilities between her husband and herself, the use of artificial insemination and bull farms in herd management, the importance of efficient irrigation systems in farm management, her extensive involvement in local committees (the local branch of United Dairy Farmers of Victoria, District Council of United Dairy Farmers of Victoria, East Gippsland Rural Financial Counselling Committee, the board of the School of Primary Industries of TAFE and the VCAH Course Advisory Committee), and her plans for the farm.
Recorded in 1995.

Quantity
1 Sound cassette
Access
Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.
Finding Aid

Transcript available (typescript, 16 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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