• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001562

Interview with Martha Kernich [sound recording] Interviewer: Neil Baron

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference OH 326/13
  • Date Range 28-May-94 - 28-May-94
  • Description

    1 hour 51 minutes Martha Kernich, nee Scherer, was born at Cambrai, South Australia, the daughter of a Lutheran minister and one of 11 children. When she was 18 she moved to Adelaide to enter domestic service, first at Immanuel College and then private homes until she married her sister in law’s brother in 1942. They moved onto his family’s farm on Eyre Peninsula. Martha and her husband had three sons and a daughter and Martha became involved in the local branch of the Country Women’s Association and in exhibiting at local shows. Martha and her husband separated in 1956 and she and the children settled in Freeling. She remarried in 1963.

  • Formats Sound recording (cassette) analogue
  • Access No restrictions on access
  • Finding Aid Full transcript (30 pages)

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    • The South Australian Country Women's Association Inc. (1929 - )