Skip to main content

Dairy Farming

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

MACKENZIE, Malcolm David interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 1
Identifier: H0108
Overview In this interview, Malcolm talks about his family background and farm life on Heatherlea Farm (East Limehills, Southland), as well as physical details of the farm. He describes roles of family members in farm and household work; rabbit control activities during childhood; owners of neighboring farms; changes in farming practices and in the farming community; attendance at Limehills School and Browns School; father’s illness and early death; background on Otapiri Hall and Otapiri Dance Club;...
Dates: 2013

Milking Shed at "The Mains", Heddon Bush, c.1912

 Item — Box 1: Series S0767; Series S0822; Series S0823; Series S0824; Series S1985
Identifier: S07670006
Overview Horned cows in their pens in the corrugated iron milking shed, along with the mechanical milking apparatus and piping. All sold Aug 1914.

Photographer - Aristo, Invercargill.
Dates: c.1912

PALMER, Margaret Robina by Tessa Smith

 Record Group — Box 39
Identifier: H0454
Overview This interview covers Robina's early life in Glenham where she was born and raised on a small dairy farm. Robina recounts memories of farming life, her move to Roxburgh when she was eighteen, and her time living in Invercargill as a married woman. Robina details her family's history, living through WWII and her memories of D-Day, and other memories of her childhood.
Dates: 2021

SAUNDERS, John Armstrong and Frances Gloria interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box 11
Identifier: H0153
Overview In this interview John and Francis share a comprehensive and detailed look into their lives from childhood and family history; through to meeting, their marriage, family and their family’s education and achievements; the purchase of their farm and farming life. Among their operations on the farm was their decision to go into growing grain which they cover with some detail. They also tell of their lives during the war years, their involvement in community organisation’s, their interests,...
Dates: 2008