INTERVIEW: Mrs Kelly – 1969
PLACE: Port Fairy 1969
NOTES : Tape 22, 23. Mrs. Kelly, the mother of Tom Bartlett, is about 85; she describes the daily and weekly household routine on a small Western District farm, and the lives of women and girls there, including household equipment, social life and entertainment, side-saddles and horse riding, cooking for shearers and the visits of Indian hawkers.
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