Joe Dravitski recalls his parents, Grandmother Kuklinski and other Polish families. Life and school at Ratapiko. The influenza epidemic, bush fires and life in the Home Guard. Bartering and trading for goods at Inglewood. Joe was a member of the War Memorial Hall Committee (Lake Mangamahoe).
Abstraction: Floss Lambert / Pam Murdock
Restrictions: none
Department
Archives
Production Date
1988
Subject Person

Archive Contents

  Part 1

Research tape.

Tape 1 Side 1.

Born of Polish parents, Joe describes his family - Mother, Grandmother Kuklinski, schooling and the influenza epidemic. Memories of both wars, served in the Home Guard. Memories of bush fires, farming, Newton King and other Polish families.

Tape 1 Side 2.

Bartering/trading, trips to Inglewood and shopping, establishing the War Memorial Hall Committee (Lake Mangamahoe), sport of running and sawing.

Abstraction: Floss Lambert / Pam Murdock

Restrictions: none

  Part 2

Abstract

  Part 3

Master tape

Accession No
ARC2004-232

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