Shirley Brown - My First Job

Shirley Brown - My First Job
Shirley tells us about her first job when she was 16 at the Myer Emporium...
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Joyce Pounsett - My First Job

Joyce Pounsett - My First Job
Joyce recalls her first job in Adelaide, South Australia..
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Margaret Crowe - My First Job

Margaret Crowe - My First Job
In this story Margaret recalls her first job which was becoming a Wren as it was wartime.
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A Quest For A Home - continuing Stan's story

A Quest For A Home - continuing Stan's story
Alice continues the story of her husband Stan and his Polish colleagues trying to make a life in Australia in 1949 after being relocated from Europe as Displaced Persons. The picture below shows them at the Komulka camp where they were given the task of building a railroad from the gypsum...
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The Kokoda Track - landing in New Guinea

Bill talks about landing in New Guinea and the Kokoda Track. This came about because he had been speaking at Rostrevor College to a group of students who were about the walk the track in the footsteps of Bill and his Australian Army colleagues in the Second World War.  
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My First Job

Joyce talks about her first job in Adelaide after having moved down from Peterborough.
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My First Job

Pat talks about her first paid job....  
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My First Job

Lisa recalls her first job.in Elizabeth, South AUstralia in 1961...
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Reading HH Tilbrook's notebook

Jill 's great grandfather HH Tilbrook wrote notebooks of his journeys throughout South Australia. Here she reads the introduction to his journey via rail to the South East of the State.  
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Kidman Rodeo Celebrations 1932

Kidman Rodeo Celebrations 1932
Bill tells us about attending a rodeo at Jubilee Oval in Adelaide.  Sir Sydney Kidman organised the rodeo for the people of South Australia to celebrate his birthday.        
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My First Job - Butcher

Bill recalls his first job as a butcher - something that was a tradition in his family as his father and grandfather had been butchers before him....
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Good neighbours

Judith says that over the years she has been blessed to have good neighbours.  She talks about the relationships she has enjoyed with neighbours through her life.  
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A special gift from a kind friend

A special gift from a kind friend
One of Annette's friends, Margaret, very kindly gave her a doll's for her 6 years old granddaughter.  Margaret was given the doll's house as a child.  
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Neighourly relationships

Neighourly relationships
Joyce and her husband bought land in a new subdivision at Newton South Australia in 1959 and in 1964 moved into their new home, where they still live today.  Joyce describes her neighbours over the years and the sound neighbourly relationships that they share.
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Early Married Life

Early Married Life
Pat recalls her early married life in the late 1950's in Adelaide...
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Friends we have befriended

Lisa recalls friends from the 1980's in  the Riverland of South Australia....
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Oh My God - Where Are We? Stan's story continued

Oh My God - Where Are We? Stan's story continued
Alice continues to relate the story of her late husband Stan Kowalski and his journey from Poland to South Australia. He and his Polish friends journey from Minnipa to Kowulka by rail, where they set up camp to work on the railway. Kowulka was in western South Australia past Ceduna, in...
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Friendships through my working life

Judith talks about her various jobs in the Public Sector in Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Darwin and the friends she made.  
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New and old friendships

New and old friendships
Annette talks about the new friends she has made as a member of Life Story Circle and her old and treasured friends from her school days.  
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My working life

My working life
Joyce started her working career circa 1951 at John Martin's Retail store and after a few months moved to Myer in the Jewellery Dept.  After spending several years raising her children, she re-entered the workforce in 1975 as an off-set printer for TAFE, where she took on additional roles as Staff...
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