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Guthrie, Gail (1953 - )

Born
1953
Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Businesswoman and Farmer

Summary

Gail Guthrie is a Western Australian wool farmer. When the wool price collapsed in the 1980s-90s she and her husband decided to add value to the wool they produced by trying to develop a wool that did not itch from their own Merino fleeces.

Sources used to compile this entry: Bowden, Ros, 'Gail Guthrie', in Ros Bowden (ed.), Women of The Land: Stories of Australia's Rural Women as told to Ros Bowden, ABC Books, Sydney, 1995; Gail Guthrie interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project, ORAL TRC 3406/5; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection

  • Gail Guthrie interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project, ORAL TRC 3406/5; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

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