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Mary Salce interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the Land oral history project [sound recording]

Title
Mary Salce interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the Land oral history project [sound recording]
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 3406/23
Date Range
7 April 1995
Creator
Salce, Mary (1945 - )
Description

1 sound cassette (ca. 28 min.)

Salce speaks of her family background, working on her parent's dairy farm, her marriage to a dairy farmer and their move to Sale, Vic., her move into an accountancy career, the central importance of farmers' wives in successful farm management, involvement in farming organisations, helping to establish the Rural Women's Network (Vic.), its importance, lobbying for and convening the first International Women in Agriculture Conference in Melbourne in 1994, her perceptions of the role of women in agriculture, men's attitudes towards farming women, her own public image, and the role of the ABC in publicising women in agriculture.

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Finding Aid

Transcript available (typescript, 24 leaves)

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  • Women of the land oral history project, 23 February 1995 - 26 April 1995, ORAL TRC 3406; Bowden, Ros; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

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  • Records of the Gippsland Women's Network, 1994-2006 [manuscript], 1994 - 2006, MS Acc11.022; National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection. Details

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