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Sound recording. Doug Tempero talks about his heritage, his father’s experience in WWI, his father’s life post-war, his childhood and adult life in Midhirst, Grouse Taylor, being a member of the Federated Farmers Committee and the Stratford County Council.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 8 January 2004
Accession No
ARC2011-067

Name/Title
Sound recording. Bruce Wells talks about his childhood, his experience in Napier during the 1931 earthquake, moving to Waverley to work on a farm, farming in Urenui, fighting in Italy for the RNZA during WWII and obtaining a farm in Huinga under the rehabilitation settlements scheme.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 22 September 1994
Accession No
ARC2011-063

Name/Title
Sound recording. June Thomson talks about meeting her husband David Thomson in the Middle East during World War II and her life as a farmers wife on the Bird Road, Stratford.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 11 September 2001
Accession No
ARC2011-013

Name/Title
An interview with Ted Washer of Tokaora by Alison Robinson as part of research for 'More Taranaki talk' / stories collected & edited by Alison Robinson. Zenith Print, 2007.
Ted talks about his family origins, his childhood and schooling at Manaia School and Hawera High School, life in the Army during World War Two, running the family farm and the death of his wife Dell in a car accident.
Accession No
ARC2010-009

Name/Title
Oral history. Alison Robinson talks to Phil Martin regarding the Lowgarth District and Finnerty Road. January 8 1992. Phil talks of childhood memories, Home Guard and WWII, home made wine, metal for roading, quarries, the Lowgarth Dairy Co., Ernie Pawson ( water diviner ).
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finnerty Road / Lowgarth district.
An edited transcription is available.
Accession No
ARC2002-388

Oral history. Alison Robinson talks to Roy and June Schneller December 27th 1991. Topics covered include the Schneller family history, the accidental death of Christian Schneller, the Whiting family, farming, school days, families in the district, early memories of meeting with Maori, staff at the dairy factory, the Home Guard and the E.P.S. ( Emergency Precaution Scheme ), ragwort, manpower shortages.
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finnerty Road / Lowgarth district.
An edited transcript has been made. Sound quality variable.
Accession No
ARC2002-384

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Image depicts a head and shoulder portrait of a young pilot dressed in flying attire with blue sky and aircraft in background. Text above pilot (in white) reads: "HE OFFERS HIS LIFE!" while the text below pilot reads (in black): "Will you not lend your money?" Red printed band at base of poster with white text inside reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN". Printed lower left edge: "C. M. BANKS LTD. WELLINGTON". 1943
76 x 50.5cm
Accession No
A96.453

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Image depicts a head and shoulder portrait of a young pilot dressed in flying attire with blue sky and aircraft in background. Text above pilot (in white) reads: "HE OFFERS HIS LIFE!" while the text below pilot reads (in black): "Will you not lend your money?" Red printed band at base of poster with white text inside reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN". Printed lower left edge: "C. M. BANKS LTD. WELLINGTON". 1943
76 x 50.5cm
Accession No
A96.452

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Plain paper with a head and shoulder portrait of a middle aged man with a surprised look on his face. A red and white speach bubble next to him reads: "WHO - ME?" Text (in red) above man reads: "YES! YOU!" Blue and red sticker over the lower section of the man's face reads: "ARE YOU IN? It's everybody this time!" Text then goes on to explain the terms for each 10 pounds. Bright red bold text at lower edge of poster reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN 35,000,000". Printed in small red text lower left edge: "C. M. Banks Ltd., Wellington" (manufacturer). 1943.
Accession No
A96.450

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Poster is on plain paper and depicts a head and shoulder image of a woman in blue with darkish hair and red lipstick. Her hair is neatly pulled back. A speech bubble to her right reads: "WHO - ME?" while text below the image reads: "YES! YOU TOO / should be in the / 3RD / LIBERTY / LOAN / 35,000,000". Printed by C.M. Banks Ltd., Wellington (printed lower left edge). 1943.
Accession No
A96.445
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