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Oral history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 382 Collections and/or Records:

ADAMS, Fiona Melissa interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 30
Identifier: H0215
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project.
Dates: 2014

ALLAN, Robert Bruce (Carter) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0183
Overview Born in Nightcaps Robert talks of family, his mother’s vegetable garden and chores, the effects of mining on the town and the reduced number of people living in Nightcaps now. He tells of work and friends in the mining industry where he worked underground for 41 years. He worked at Mt. Linton mines where the workers had to work hard. He helped to set up the Ohai Railway Trust Board and finishes the interview by recalling the building of the Pub in Ohai by the Taylors.
Dates: 2013

ANDERSON-HORRELL, Ruth interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 36
Identifier: H0337
Overview This interview was recorded as part of a project to celebrate of 125 years of Women's Suffrage in New Zealand.
Dates: 2018

ARONSEN, Gwenith Dawn (Gwen) interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 1
Identifier: H0175
Overview This interview was undertaken as part of the celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of Eastside Baptist Church in 2012. In this interview Gwenith recalls family history, memories of school days, and involvement with the Hawthorndale Baptist Church. She tells of marriage, family, their first home and the building of their second home at Wallacetown. Paul Aronsen recalls the building of Yarrow Street.
Dates: 2012

ASHWELL, Reginald George interviewed by Pat Christiansen

 Record Group — Box 38
Identifier: H0368
Overview Reginald Ashwell was born in Bluff in 1914. In this interview, Reginald iscusses his children, parents, grandparents and kaumatua. He mentions that his wife Peg worked in the Bluff Theatre. He talks about being in the army and World War II. Reginald discusses oysters, muttonbirding and the Irwin's (Urwin's) Fishing Company. He talks about the Stewart Island ferries, the harbour and Bluff shops in the 1920s and discusses his hobby of making walking sticks and woodwork.
Dates: 1998

AURIK, Johanna (Hanny) interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 4
Identifier: H0090
Overview Johanna discusses life in Amsterdam, her parents’ history, her childhood, education and the war in Holland and its affects e.g. bombing, lack of food, and the end of the war. She goes on to talk of coming to NZ and getting to Invercargill, employment, her marriage to Hank who was a builder, life and children in Invercargill. She recalls visits home to Holland and the Invercargill Dutch Club as well Mission Without Boarders which she set up in Southland.
Dates: 2011