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Oral History Project
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Rose Van Der Sloot
Language and literacy lessons
(based on 10 oral histories)
Conducting an oral history
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Oral History Project
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"I must have been sixteen...We'd never known anything like it. We didn't know what to expect."
A summary of Fran's story and a brief description of the historical period can be found in the Fran McKirdy lesson
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her childhood, education and life in Australia during World War Two
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Fran McKirdy / teacher
DATE AND LOCATION OF INTERVIEW:
30/6/2008, Cronulla NSW
LENGTH OF RECORDING:
ORIGINAL RECORDING HELD AT:
World War 2
Fort Street Girls High School / selective schooling / end of school party for girls only / female students not continuing with education / Art school at old Darlinghurst jail / effects of the Depression / Sydney Church and community life / Order of Knights / bungers / barn dances / Harvest Festival dinners
Outbreak of war / the war effort / working in Intelligence / reccies / secret plans / directed work in ammunitions factories / shelling of Rose Bay / midget submarines / bitter sweet time
Sexual discrimination / daily life in wartime Sydney / going without during the war / rationing /coupons / black market / bras, bloomers, yearly best dress and hat
Losing loved ones / lack of communication / returned servicemen / attitudes to Japanese
Career as a calligrapher
Yes - in Fran McKirdy lesson on this wiki
Yes – in Fran McKirdy lesson on this wiki
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