Charlie and Bert Baker – Mannum S.A. 1969 – Murray River Boatmen

INTERVIEW: Charlie and Bert Baker – 1969

PLACE: Mannum Sth.Aust. 1969

 

NOTES : Charlie had a poem of his own about fishing on the Murray. 

 

Bert, who is in his late seventies, is a retired river boat mate. His stories range from river identities to technical matters, floods and changes in ‘bottom end’ life since the barrage was built across the lakes at the Murray mouth.

 

Wendy Lowenstein   http://nishi.slv.vic.gov.au/latrobejournal/issue/latrobe-09/index.html

 

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This recording is held:

 

LOWENSTEIN FAMILY COLLECTION

 

NATIONAL LIBRARY AUSTRALIA ORAL HISTORY

 

STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA ORAL HISTORY

 

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Martie Lowenstein, is the holder of the Lowenstein Family Collection, a complete set of over 1200 interviews recorded by Wendy Lowenstein, author and pioneer Australian oral labour historian specialising in Australian working life. Permission to use the interviews for research and education is obtained by contacting this website. The Lowenstein family holds all rights to this collection of interviews recorded between 1967 and 2002.

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