• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002420

Barbara Marks 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 3406/21
  • Date Range 13-Mar-95 - 13-Mar-95
  • Description

    1 sound cassette (ca. 55 min.) 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.

  • Access Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
  • Finding Aid Transcript available (typescript, 26 leaves.)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Marks, Barbara (1931 - )