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Mabel Ryan interviewed by Rob Willis in the Voices of the bush oral history project

Title
Mabel Ryan interviewed by Rob Willis in the Voices of the bush oral history project
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 6125/13
Date Range
2010
Description

2 Sound files - approx 122 mins. Interview conducted 14 April 2010.
Mabel Ryan is a property owner and sheep farmer in the Quandialla area of N.S.W. She talks about her early life; the financial depression in the 1930s; rural life, dust storms, drought, home remedies and play; running the farm on her own while raising 2 young children following the death of her husband; sheep raising; rural diversification; the success of her sheep stud run in conjunction with her son; her family.

Quantity
2 Sound files
Access
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