• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001002

Jessie Clarke interviewed by various interviewers [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 3465
  • Date Range 1996 - 2001
  • Description

    2 sound discs (CD-R), 12 digital audio tapes (ca. 742 min.). Interviews conducted by Peter Cochrane (Tapes 1-7); Katherine West (Tape 8); Frances Thiele (Tapes 9-14). Ms Clarke, granddaughter of Alfred Deakin, speaks about Melbourne society in the early 1900s; her early memories of her grandfather Alfred Deakin (Australia’s 2nd Prime Minister); her travels to America in the 1920s with her family when her father Herbert Brookes was appointed Commissioner-General to the U.S.A.; her interests in music; her work as a social worker in Port Melbourne, Vic.

  • Access Open access for research use; written permission required for personal copies & public use from the interviewee or from her executor.
  • Finding Aid Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 477 leaves)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Clarke, Jessie Deakin (1914 - 2014)