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Oral Histories

This dataset includes 952 selected oral history transcripts from the J.D. Somerville Oral History Collection, the central repository for unpublished oral history tapes and transcripts in South Australia. The collection is intended to provide an oral record of all aspects of the South Australian experience and particularly of those who are poorly represented in documentary records, such as low income earners, people of non-English speaking background, women, and country people. The collection also provides a representative sample of the various uses of oral history, such as academic, commissioned, local history, community arts, school and family history. The transcripts are in PDF format.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Title Oral Histories
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Hosted/Linked Hosted
Update Frequency asRequired
Landing Page https://data.sa.gov.au/data/dataset/a1fce9bf-9afe-426f-a4b8-e2661e611436
Date Published 29-06-2016
Page Updated 07-07-2017
Contact Point
State Library of South Australia
peter.jenkins@sa.gov.au
Temporal Coverage 01-01-1960 to 31-12-2013
Geospatial Coverage South Australia, Australia
Jurisdiction Government of South Australia
Data Portal data.sa.gov.au
Publisher/Agency State Library of South Australia
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