Judith Black - Life Experiences from Many Jobs

Judith Black - Life Experiences from Many Jobs
Judith recalls her early working life..including changing 17,000 paybooks into decimal currency.
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Joyce Pounsett - My First Jobs

Joyce Pounsett - My First Jobs
Joyce recalls her early jobs in typing and retail - including walking around Adelaide wearing expensive jewellery..
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Graham Maskell - Career Advice

Graham Maskell - Career Advice
Graham recalls the career advice he got from his father and his first job.  
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Bill Corey - Railways in South Australia

Bill Corey - Railways in South Australia
Bill talks about the importance of railways in South Australia before the Second World War. He recalls all the different types of trains that passed through Tarlee and Hamley Bridge in the days before road transport took over.  
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Annette Lorenz - My Parents in Law War Years in Germany

Annette Lorenz - My Parents in Law War Years in Germany
Annette tells the story of her parents in law and how they survived the Second World War in Germany...(5 second delay at beginning)
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Alice Domagalski - My Dearest Friend Isabel

Alice Domagalski - My Dearest Friend Isabel
Alice remembers Isabel, her best and dearest friend for 20 years...
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Cynthia Hood - My day as a 'garbo' - part 2

Cynthia Hood - My day as a 'garbo' - part 2
Cynthia continues her story about her day as a garbage collector - March 02 1984.
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Ruth Payne - Co-workers and Colleagues

Ruth Payne - Co-workers and Colleagues
Still on the subject of work Ruth recalls some co-workers and colleagues when she worked in the typing pool of a government department.
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Shirley Brown - War Work

Shirley Brown - War Work
Seventy years on Shirley remembers finishing her job at Myer and having to do war work in a munitions factory..
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My First Job

Margaret talks about her first job in the 1940's.  
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Kowulka - Final

Kowulka - Final
Alice continues the story of her husband Stan and the 18 other Polish migrants to Australia in 1949. All were in search of a home following the trauma of the Second World War.  
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Women's Jobs - 1950's style

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Jobs were easy to get then...

There was a time when jobs were easy to get. Pat recalls those days in the late 1950's and early 1960's.  
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The land across the sea - poem

Lisa loves writing poetry and this is but one example....a story of a 6 year old  
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Bill Corey - Fighting the weather and the Japanese in New Guinea

Bill Corey - Fighting the weather and the Japanese in New Guinea
Bill was at Rostrevor College last week talking to a group of students who were about the go to New Guinea to walk the Kakoda Track. Bill decided to tell them about the rain that falls up there and recounted a story from World War Two when he was fighting the...
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Ruth Payne - Friends

Ruth Payne - Friends
Ruth talks about her friends when she was younger..
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Cynthia Hood - A Day as a 'Garbo'

Cynthia Hood - A Day as a 'Garbo'
Cynthia recalls the days when there were garbage collectors who accompanied the garbage trucks. These 'garbos' as they were known collected the garbage bins and loaded them on to the truck for emptying - and then they rweturned them to where (approximately) they had collected the bin from. Cynthia spent a...
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Pat Carlson - My First Job

Pat Carlson - My First Job
After two years of unpaid hard work Pat got her first paid job as an assistant in the X-Ray Dept of a hospital.
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Lisa Calabria - My First Job

Lisa Calabria - My First Job
Lisa recalls her first job at a men's outfitters in Elizabeth, South Australia in 1961 x
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