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McARA, Eileen Ellen and Donald Keith Interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0321

Overview

This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection.In this interview Eileen and Donald discuss their early life and families growing up in Gorge Road District. Eileen recalls domestic life on the farm and resources needed with there being no electricity; farming practices, her education and sporting interests. Donald tells of the Gorge Road Village detailing the various shops. They also tell of the events/activities at the hall. Donald goes on to recall his employment first of all in sawmills and then at the Niederers Flax Mill. He describes the workings of both of these businesses.

Dates

  • 2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

This material is copyright of the Invercargill City Libraries and Archives. In accordance with agreements held with interviewees, it is strictly prohibited to reproduce (copy) oral history recordings, abstracts, audio extracts or photographs without prior written consent. Applications for the reproduction of these recordings and associated materials, in whole or part, must be made in writing to the Southland Oral History Project Coordinator, c/o Invercargill City Libraries and Archives.

Extent

1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Title
McARA, Eileen Ellen and Donald Keith
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Southland Oral History Project Repository