Lisa Calabria - Picnic Calabrese-style

Lisa Calabria - Picnic Calabrese-style
Family was most important element of Lisa's social life, with a large migrant family there were lots of people and lots of things to do - such as picnicking and listening to 'Hit Parade' together.  
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Bill Corey - I'm 96 today

Bill Corey - I'm 96 today
This week's topic is "Your Early Social Life" but it is also Bill's 96th birthday!
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Joyce Pounsett - Living in a time of naivety

Joyce Pounsett - Living in a time of naivety
Joyce talks about growing up with her family and the many different activities - barbecues, vaudeville, radio shows and going dancing down the Port.  
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Pat Carlson - My social life as a young adult in Adelaide

Pat Carlson - My social life as a young adult in Adelaide
Pat tells the stories of her life as a young adult including receiving a proposal of marriage after one evening out.
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Joyce Pounsett - My Nineteenth Birthday at Sea

Joyce Pounsett - My Nineteenth Birthday at Sea
This being a free choice week Joyce talks about her 19th birthday on a PO liner in the Atlantic en route from England to Australia via South Africa in 1956.
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Cynthia Hood - A Day as a Garbo - Pt. 3

Cynthia Hood - A Day as a Garbo - Pt. 3
Cynthia continues her story about her day out with the garbage collectors in 1984. These were the days when dustbins had lids and were made of metal not plastic. Additionally a couple of guys were needed to empty the bins into the truck (as shown below). Today this is done by...
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Joyce Pounsett - Continuing My Working Life

Joyce Pounsett - Continuing My Working Life
Joyce continues her story about her working life in Adelaide which she thoroughly enjoyed... Audio starts after short delay.
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Pat Carlson - My favourite time during my working career

Pat Carlson - My favourite time during my working career
Pat fondly recalls her time as a swimming instructor.......
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Graham Maskell - Enjoying my job

Graham Maskell - Enjoying my job
Graham tells as why he enjoyed his working life as a public servant in South Australia...
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Jill Sayner - Colleagues and favourite times during my working life - Part 1

Jill Sayner - Colleagues and favourite times during my working life - Part 1
Jill begins a two part story about colleagues and favourite times during my working years..... short delay before audio begins
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Bill Corey - 1933 You took what job was going

Bill Corey - 1933 You took what job was going
Bill never planned to be a butcher but in 1933 (during the Great Depression) you took what was you could get..
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Ruth Payne - Neighbours

Ruth Payne - Neighbours
Ruth recalls her different neighbours in St Peters, an Adelaide suburb.  Audio begins after a short delay.
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Margaret Crowe - My First Paid Job

Margaret Crowe - My First Paid Job
Margaret recalls her first real paid job - at the age of 48!
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Pat Carlson - New Work Experiences

Pat Carlson - New Work Experiences
Pat recalls her time as a swimming instructor..
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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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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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Ruth Payne - Friends

Ruth Payne - Friends
Ruth talks about her friends when she was younger..
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