My Grandparents

My Grandparents
Bill recalls his grandparents as far back as 1860.  
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My Grandparents

My Grandparents
Judith tells the stories about her grandparents....
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My Grandparents

My Grandparents
Ruth recalls her grandparents
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Two of My Grandparents

Two of My Grandparents
Being an orphan Pat has few memories of her parents, let alone her grandparents. Here Pat recalls what she has managed to learn about her grandfather - the Laughing Policeman.  
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My Grandparents

My Grandparents
Margaret talks about her grandparents. One of her grandfathers dies when his fishing trawler was lost at sea leaving his wife to bring up five children in Grimsby. A story of courage and perseverence.
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My Grandfather - R H Tilbrook

My Grandfather - R H Tilbrook
Jill Sayner recalls her grandfather, R H Tilbrook, who was the proprietor of the "Northern Argus" in Clare, South Australia. The paper was founded by his father ( H H Tilbrook) who was also noted for his early photographic work.  
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My maternal grandparents and other notable ancestors

Helen did not know her maternal grandparents, John Edward Gibbs and Millicent Read.  However she tells an interesting story of their lives as well as the feats of some on their more notable ancestors.  
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Grandpa Told Me...

My grandfather, Petillo Emmett Leatherwood, loved history because he lived it. Growing up quite literally at his knee, I lived history vicariously and learned to love it, too. He was born in 1873 on a tenant farm in Bastrop County, TX. Orphaned by the death of his father at the age...
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"Salem Remembered" - 2011 Eagle Scout Project

In 2011, Chad Peterson developed his Eagle Project as an oral history collection of "Salem Remembered".  He and others  interviewed several long-time residents of Salem, Utah and asked a series of questions.  They responded with their answers.  These are the questions he asked: (1) What is your name? (2)  What at...
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SALEM PICT-ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: INSTRUCTIONS

The Salem Pict-Oral History Project is designed to preserve the living legacy of the community of Salem, Utah.  It is a prototype and the first community project of its kind utilizing the official archive of the Living Legacy Project, LegacyStories.org.  The Salem City Library has long had a desire to have...
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Christmas Memories 1974

Christmas Memories 1974
Ruth recalls her Christmas in 1974.
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Christmases in Tarlee and the Army

Christmases in Tarlee and the Army
In his 96th year Bill has many Christmases to remember but here he shares his memoroes of childhood Christmases in Tarlee, South Australia during the 1920's. Christmas in the Army was different - he had 2 Christmases in Palestine, one in New Guinea and one in Borneo.    
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Favourite Christmas Memories

Favourite Christmas Memories
Christmas is a special time of year and every family has its special memoroes. Here Jill Sayner shares her favourite Christmas memories.  
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Christmas Memories

Joyce shares her Christmas memories. Many presents were hand made and paper came from the butcher....  
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Childhood Christmases

Childhood Christmases
Annette recalls childhood Christmases and her 18 months in an orphanage  
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Christmas 1938 - the biggest Christmas cracker surprise

Christmas 1938 - the biggest Christmas cracker surprise
Pat recalls Christmas 1938 which she spent in Nazareth House, a orphanage in Plymouth, Devon.
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Our First Married Home

Pat recalls her first home after she was married.  
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Our first homes and our 4 children

Our first homes and our 4 children
After marrying, Jill and Brian rented their first home in Port MacDonnell in the south eastern corner of South Australia. Jill describes her various homes and the arrival of their children over the next 8 years until they bought their first home in Adelaide in 1971, where their children were raised...
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Saving for our first home

Joyce and Ted lived with Ted's parents for the first 3 months of their marriage in 1960, and when Joyce became pregnant they then moved to Joyce's parents home which was extended to accommodate them until they had saved enough money to buld their own home.  In February 1964 with two...
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Judith's first home and her family's political interests

Judith's first home and her family's political interests
Judith and Steve moved into a Housing Trust Flat in Darwin when they were first married and were plagued by cockroaches.  Judith also talks about her mother's behind the scenes work for the Australian Labour Party as well as her brother's commitment.
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