McDowell, Don

Production date
1989
1930-1939
1940-1949
Description
Oral history. Alison Robinson interviews Don McDowall, 13th August 1989. Don speaks of his experiences as a Christian pacifist during WWII. He describes his teenage years and how he became involved with the Methodist Bible Class while at Wharehuia where he confirmed his pacifist beliefs. He talks of being imprisoned during the war and the different denominations among the detainees and how this effected his faith. After the war, he returned to Stratford finding a home in the Stratford Methodist church and the Men's Fellowship Group.
Part of the Central Taranaki Methodist project. An edited transcript is available. No abstract has been made.

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Creator
Production date
1989
1930-1939
1940-1949
Subject person
Item list

  Part 1

Research tape.

  Part 2

Master tape.

  Part 3

Digital file

Accession number
ARC2002-451
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