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Collection Details


Collection Name: Oral History Recordings: B Collection
Repository Name: University of Wollongong. Library Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, Australia
URL: http://www-library.uow.edu.au/archives/collections/bcoll.html
Description: The Oral History Recordings ('B') Collection comprises audiotapes of interviews with Illawarra residents. The recordings were made by various archivists and individual researchers, usually in association with the Department of History and Politics. The majority were recorded during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Many of the interviews are with elderly Illawarra residents, relating reminiscences of the Depression era and working life in local industries such as the steel works, coal mines and on the Port Kembla waterfront.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 46
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Australia; Coal mines and mining; Community; Lake Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia; New South Wales, Australia; Older people; Oral history; Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia; Steel industry and trade
Collection Code: OHC0001087