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Title [Interview with Mr and Mrs Wilson, Shirley and Homer White, Mrs H.G. Barnesby and Mrs Burrows] [sound recording] / [interviewed by K. Bostock].
Published/Produced 1976.
 2nd Floor Oral History Stack  OH216  Audio (Access)    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 2nd Floor Oral History Stack  OH216  Transcript (Access) - Wilson & White    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 2nd Floor Oral History Stack  OH216  Transcript (Access) - Barnesby & Burrows    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
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 3rd Floor Oral History Stack  OH216  Transcript (Preservation)    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL


Call Number OH216
Description 1 sound cassette.
Transcipt 2 transcripts (16 p. and 10 p.)
Access advisory Access open
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Summary Relationship between Australians and Americans; experiences as prisoner of war in the Middle East; returning to Western Australia; the social activities; rationing; labour shortages; working conditions; Aboriginal labour; wages; internment of Germans; censorship; disruption to family life; service with United States; threat of Japanese submarine; permanent American presence in Albany; return to submarine base in Fremantle. Mrs. Barnesby speaks of her time as Mayoress of Albany 1955 to 1962; work with the Red Cross; hospital facilities; air raid shelters; food parcels; medical staff; Italian prisoners of war; censorship; the Voluntary Defence Corps; and land girls as manpower.
Subjects Wilson, Mr -- Interviews.
Wilson, Mrs -- Interviews.
White, Homer -- Interviews.
White, Shirley -- Interviews.
Barnesby, Hilda -- Interviews.
Burrows, Mrs -- Interviews.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Western Australia.
Americans -- Western Australia -- Public opinion.
Albany (W.A.) -- History.
Related names Bostock, K.