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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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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