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Author Fletcher, Elsie, 1909-1992, interviewee.
Title Interview with Elsie Fletcher in 1982 / interviewed by Christine Shervington.
Published/Produced 1982.

 Online  OH718    AVAILABLE  
 2nd Floor Oral History Stack  OH718  Audio (Access) cassette 1    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 2nd Floor Oral History Stack  OH718  Audio (Access) cassette 2    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 2nd Floor Oral History Stack  OH718  Transcript (Access)    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 3rd Floor Oral History Stack  OH718  Transcript (Preservation)    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 Climate Control Stack (20 degrees)  OH718  Audio (Preservation) cassette 1    NOT FOR LOAN  
 Climate Control Stack (20 degrees)  OH718  Audio (Preservation) cassette 2    NOT FOR LOAN  


Call Number OH718
Physical description 2 audiocassettes : analog, stereo : 10 x 7 cm, 4 mm tape + 1 transcript (33 pages) + 1 summary (1 page)
1 online resource (4 audio files (1 hr., 54 min., 55 sec.)) : digital, WAV
Series Australia 1938 oral history project
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
This sound recording has been preserved and made available by the University of Western Australia.
Digital preservation in WAV format.
Access advisory Access open.
Date/time and place of an event Interview with Mrs Elsie Fletcher conducted by Christine Shervington for the Australia 1938 project at Mrs Fletcher's home on May 26th 1982.
Additional formats Audio cassette tape also available at the University of Western Australia Archives.
Original version Original version: 2 audio cassettes National Library of Australia ORAL TRC2404 Int. no. 6513.
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Additional formats A digital copy is available at the National Library of Australia.
Holder of originals National Library of Australia.
Summary Memories of childhood in the Murchison Goldfields. Later school in Bunbury and Perth. University days at University of Western Australia. Early teaching life in the country. In 1937, she married Isaac Geoffrey Marcus Fletcher, a farmer. She recalls her first year of marriage and the birth of her daughter on a farm in Kondinin, Western Australia in 1938. Mrs Elsie Edna Fletcher nee Buggenthin, speaks of her family background; family movements in country W.A., and mining towns; family lifestyle; travelling and living arrangements; school and childhood memories; death of father and resulting family lifestyles; experiences and lifestyle at university; employment experiences teaching; different school and towns; courtship and marriage; home and living conditions on farm in Kondinin; sex and abortion in 1930's; children and childbirth; social life; family life; healthcare; recreation; employment during World War II; life and experiences after the 1930's.
Subjects Fletcher, Elsie, 1909-1992 -- Interviews.
Farmers -- Western Australia -- Kondinin -- Interviews.
Women teachers -- Western Australia -- Kondinin -- Biography.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Western Australia -- Personal narratives.
Western Australia -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.
Related names Shervington, Christine, 1951- interviewer.
Australia 1788-1988: A Bicentennial History.
Australia 1938 Oral History Project.