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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

McCALLUM, Doreen interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0138
Overview In this interview Doreen tells the story of her family history and their employment; the depression and the loss of the farm; her own education and employment until marriage and family. She tells the individual stories of her siblings’ lives and education. As well as describing the effects of the Influenza Epidemic of 1918 on her family, friends and the wider community of Waimahaka/Fortrose.
Dates: 2007

WACHNER, Mabel Christina interveiwed by Edith Ruddenklau

 Record Group — Box: 24
Identifier: H0082
Overview This interview looks at family history, siblings, education, employment and marriage. It also covers social issues/happenings of the time and the building up of a footwear business which became the largest footwear retailer in NZ, and husband became Mayor of Invercargill and Mabel was involved in many organisations and was awarded an MBE.
Dates: 1990

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