BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell
Record Group — Box: 28
Beth recalls her family history, education and living on a farm at Wairio. Her employment included: aiding at the Nightcaps Maternity Hospital, Nursemaid at Mt. Linton for the McGregor family, and working at the local bakery. She describes wages and cost of items of the time as well as social activities and the meeting of and marrying her husband. She discusses his employment in transport and mining and her concerns for him in his occupation of 40 years in the mines. She goes on to recall childhood, war years, the polio epidemic, food produced on the farm, family celebrations and life’s social norms of the times.
- Campbell, Jenny (Interviewer, Person)
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