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Lorraine Armstrong Mulcahy interviewed by Jenny Salmon for the New South Wales Western Division oral history project

Title
Lorraine Armstrong Mulcahy interviewed by Jenny Salmon for the New South Wales Western Division oral history project
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 1939/1
Date Range
1983
Description

Interview conducted in Hillston, NSW on 3 March 1983 (155 mins). Mulcahey, resident of Hillston, N.S.W., discusses her early family life; her childhood and education growing up in country towns; how she trained to work in a bank; the effects of the Depression; married life and farm life from 1943; her retirement; detailed account of typical town and country life under non-affluent circumstances; describes education over a number of generations; country women's life and recreations; health and child-rearing; small farm management and the growing use of cropping; the impact of new technology.

Quantity
2 Sound Cassettes
Access
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