• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002423

Bess Vickers 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 3406/22
  • Date Range 22-Mar-95 - 22-Mar-95
  • Description

    1 sound cassette (ca. 68 min.) Vickers speaks of problems due to the lack of rain, the 1980s drought, hardship on the farm, her family, her background as teacher, her learning experience on the farm, being flexible according to the weather, breeding goats, analysing goats’ behaviour, shearing goats for cashmere, testing fleece measurements, growing crops, her family.

  • Access Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
  • Finding Aid Transcript available (typescript, 30 leaves.)

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    • Vickers, Bess (1927 - )