- Item Title
- Anne Gilfillan interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project
- National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
- ORAL TRC 3406/2
Anne Gilfillan speaks of her farming background, her childhood (a combination of school and helping on the farm), her violin lessons, their domestic arrangements, the choice of farming as a career, the effect of World War II on the farm, the 1945 drought, 1940s and 1950s farming practices, her marriage, combining raising children and helping with the farm work, women farmers and general lack of recognition, Rural Women's Award, agricultural politics, coping and learning after her husband's death, the bank manager's reaction, the farm management course, current arrangements for working the farm, being financially organised.
Recorded in 1995
- 1 Sound cassette
- Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
- Finding Aid
Transcript available (typescript, 22 p.)