• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000946

Elsie Solly interviewed by Louise Douglas for the Australia 1938 oral history project [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 2404/6008
  • Date Range 12-Oct-78 - 12-Oct-78
  • Description

    Solly speaks of her family background ; family life and home ; school and childhood memories ; local area and community in Perth ; relatives ; family lifestyle ; religion ; the death of her mother ; lifestyle with father ; business college ; employment experiences ; joining the army ; sex education ; recreation and entertainment ; social life ; living conditions ; contact with Aborigines and migrants ; memories of the 1930s ; sport. Recording is accompanied by a typewritten response by Solly to a questionnaire from the 1938 project concerning death.

  • Access Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.
  • Finding Aid Transcript available (20 p.)

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  • Primary Subject
    • Solly, Elsie Hope (1924 - 2007)