Mosman Voices - oral histories online

The Depression

  • Betty Kennard - interviewed by Eve Klein, 5 March 2001
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    Betty Kennard. Yes it was. We were quite comfortable, we had help in the house and for some of the time we had a car. That was before The Depression. There were othe…
  • Betty Kennard - interviewed by Eve Klein, 5 March 2001
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    Eve Klein. What other deprivations do you recall? Betty Kennard. We lived in a small house in ‘The Grove’, only two bedrooms, and my mother didn’t have a washing…
  • Dallas Dyson - interviewed by Eve Klein, 6 August 2001
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    Eve Klein. Now we’re talking about the 1930s and you were then about 12 years old. Did it affect your schooling? Dallas Dyson. Yes. Eve Klein. In which way? Da…
  • Hazel Maclean - interviewed by Yolande Pierce, 31 January 1989
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    Yolande Pierce. Well during the Depression, did life dramatically change for your family? Hazel Maclean. Well, it changed rather dramatically for me. We had a rea…
  • Patricia Ann Rae Dale - interviewed by Susan Kelly, 14 October 2002
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    Patricia Dale. We spent a great deal of time in the bush being right opposite the Zoo . My elder brothers tell stories about how they used to climb over the Zoo wall…
  • Ted Pethebridge - interviewed by Sandra Blamey, 6 March 2001
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    Sandra Blamey. What did your father do for a living? Ted Pethebridge. My father started off as a shipwright, and during the Depression of course he was out of wo…