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BAXTER, Sylvia Muriel Mathilde interviewed by Maree Wilks

 Record Group — Box: 27
Identifier: H0408
Dates: 2019

BECK, Russell Joseph interviewed by Cathy Macfie

 Record Group — Box: 14
Identifier: H0278
Overview In this interview Russell tells of his early life, education, family background and how this influenced his interests and later career. He began working at Southland Museum and later became the Director. Russell details his career, the development of the Museum and his retirement sculptural projects using both Oamaru Stone and Metal. Throughout the interview he talks of his family, their achievements and the support/partnership of his wife Ann whose skills complimented his own.
Dates: 2017

BOND, Ria Iris Daphne interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 34
Identifier: H0219
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project.
Dates: 2014

COLLINSON, Mary Ellen (Nellie) interviewed by Edith Ruddenklau

 Record Group — Box: 24
Identifier: H0377
Overview Nellie was 95 at the time of this interview. She talks about her parents coming to New Zealand from the UK and arriving in Bluff. Her father was involved in the building part of the hospital in Invercargill when it was sited in Dee Street, the Mataura freezing works and the Royal Mail Hotel in Lumsden. Her mother, Grace Wilson, was very good at needlework. Nellie talks about her school days and games played as a child. On leaving school, Nellie went to work for H&J Smiths. She then nursed...
Dates: 1993

COPELAND, Margaret interviewed by Judith Thomas

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0016
Overview This is an extensive interview that covers Margaret’s memories of her family history, growing up in George Street and the history of Windsor. She covers early transport, social and recreational activities, food preparation, household chores and her passion for gardening. Education and employment history; illnesses of the time i.e. Influenza epidemic and diphtheria, challenges of building a home after the war with the lack of materials.
Dates: 2008

EDMONDS, Betty Isabel Interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0227
Overview This interview covers Betty's life and in particular her life in Glengarry where she moved in 1966. It was recorded as part of the Discovering Glengarry's Community Spirit Project in 2014
Dates: 2015

EDMONDSTON, Margaret Ida interviewed by Merren McCallum

 Record Group — Box: 27
Identifier: H0178
Overview In this interview Margaret gives a brief history of her family, her education at North School and Southland Girls High School. Whilst Margaret’s mother was a piano teacher Margaret was taught by Marianne Halliday starting at 9 years old. She went onto be a piano teacher herself and describes her feelings towards piano playing, the examinations and qualifications. Margaret also reflects on her long involvement/career of playing the organ first at North Invercargill Presbyterian Church before...
Dates: 2012

ERICSON Muriel interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 9
Identifier: H0017
Overview Muriel discusses her family and education history which reflects on the times i.e. training to be a teacher and her first posting at Nightcaps, marriage, life on the farm pre electricity and telephone; country life, being a member of the WDFF through which she ran sewing classes. Muriel tells of their connections with Waipara lighthouse and her husband Ronald’s war years.
Dates: 2007

FREWEN, Lindsay Thomas interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 35
Identifier: H0228
Abstract This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project.
Dates: 2015

GORTON, Freda interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: H0154
Overview In this interview Freda looks at family history, early life, education, childhood chores, the fire that destroyed their home, her first job and the work environment at Strang’s. She recalls social life, meeting her husband and wartime. Freda tells of her marriage to Bryan, the building of their home and life at Gore Road where they lived for 30 years. They went to Australia for 2 years before returning home. Freda lived in Glengarry and she mentions the community and businesses in Glengarry....
Dates: 2012

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