• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001585

Mildred Mattinson interviewed by Helen O’Shea for the Helen O’Shea collection of Australian folklore in its social context. 1989-1990 [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 2439/60
  • Date Range 28-Nov-89 - 28-Nov-89
  • Description

    3 tape reels (79mins) Folkloric recording. Mildred Mattinson speaks about the two halls at Ecklin; her early life; her husband’s farms at Allansford and Ecklin; Ecklin school; her involvement with local organizations; Ecklin post office; local dances and card parties; the send off for she and her husband when they left the district; Ecklin store; other local families; celebrating Christmas and birthdays; and her involvement with the Country Women’s Association.

  • Access Access open for research use; written permission required for public use during lifetime of collector.

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  • See also
    • The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. (1928 - )